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Lesson plan: long vowel phoneme -y-

NLS Ref: Year 1 Term 3

Text level: reading comprehension, writing composition
11. to collect class and individual favourite poems for class anthologies, participate in reading aloud

Sentence level: grammar and punctuation
3 to read familiar texts aloud with pace and expression

Word level work: phonics, spelling and vocabulary
1. the long vowel -y-
6. to investigate and learn spellings of verbs with 'ing' endings

Shared text
I spy a little fly by Sue Palmer

Print and enlarge 'I spy a little fly' for whole class reading.
Print A4 copies of the poem for use in independent work.
Print the 'Write your own -y- poem' worksheet for use in independent work.
Write some of the useful -y- words below on the board for use in whole class work.
Go through the suggested onscreen activities from this website for independent work (see below)

Other resources
(optional) Common blends (Year 1, term 2) written on strips or flash cards

Useful y words
cry, try, fly, dry, sky, sty, spy, fry, by, my, why, July crying, frying, trying, flying, lying, tying

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Teachers and Parents resources

Long vowel phoneme: -y-

1. Objectives
2. Whole class work
3. Activities
4. Plenary

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