Year 1 Reading worksheets
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As your child grows more confident in their reading they will be asked to reflect on what they read and review it. Help them get used to reviewing books with our template – they can use words and pictures to share their views. Will they give the latest reading practice book five stars or one?
Use this worksheet to encourage your child to read words aloud and then break them into syllables.
Help your child prepare for the English KS1 SATs, taken at the end of Year 2, with some at-home practice. These complete Y2 SATs past papers from 2023 are the official Department for Education papers used in schools.
The Y1 Phonics screening check is used to test children's reading and phonics skills and what they've learnt in their first two years at school. Get an idea of what your child will be asked to do in the June test by looking through the official past paper for 2022.
Help your child explore books and language with TheSchoolRun's Book reviews activity pack, a huge collection of reading comprehension and creative writing resources for Year 1 to Year 6.
This game focuses on the final sounds in words. Simply cut out the snap cards, shuffle up, and deal out.
This game focuses on the /sh/, /ch/, /th/ and /ng/ sounds. Simply cut out the snap cards, shuffle up, and deal out.
This snap game focuses on the blended sounds /ai/ (as in rain) and /oi/ (as in boil) and /ow/ (as in now) and /oa/ (as in boat). Simply cut out the snap cards, shuffle
up, and deal out.
up, and deal out.
Use our phonics phases sound mats to see what sounds your child will be taught when in their phonics learning journey.
Can you find the ‘tch’ graphemes in these sentences? Draw a line under them then write your own sentences with these words.
Can you find the 'ph' digraphs in this wordsearch?
There are different ways of writing the sound /or/. Ask a grown-up to cut out the words at the bottom of the page and read them to you without you seeing the spelling. See if you know which grapheme each one uses to represent the /or/sound and write it on the notebooks .
Can you draw a line between the word and the corresponding picture. Remember that the ‘ai’ grapheme also makes the /ai/ sound, and so does the split vowel digraph a_e. When you have matched up all the pictures to the words cut them all up into individual words and pictures and mix them up. See if you can match each word to its picture now that you have lots more options.
Read the following words without an ‘e’, then add an ‘e’ to them and see how it changes the words. Then read these sentences and underline the words that have split vowel digraphs. Now can you write your own sentences including split vowel digraph words?
Can you fill in the missing words in the crossword and sentences? Every answer will be a word that is a split vowel digraph.
Can you read these sentences? When you get to a polysyllabic / long word, cover up the second half of the word. Read the first syllable and then uncover the rest of the word to read it.
Read the sentences on these puzzle pieces and see if you can find the matching pictures.
See if you can guess what these pictures are and write the words underneath. All the words start with the consonant blends sm, fl or gl.
This worksheet concentrates on these adjacent consonants: mp nt st nk. Can you write the words next to the pictures, then think of as many rhymes as you can for each word?
This fun wordsearch will help you to look at all the different syllables in each word.
Can you fit these polysyllabic jigsaw puzzle pieces together to make words?
This game is a bit like Connect 4, but with words using the adjacent consonants sp pl st.