Year 1 Phonics wb 8.2.21



This week our focus sound is 'igh'. We are going to explore the different ways that you can spell this sound - the different graphemes.


Monday 8th Feb - 'igh' sound written as 'ie'

  • First, watch this short clip.

  • Then have a go at reading real and alien words in the Picnic on Pluto game. Click on phase 5 and click on the 'ie' box.

  • Then have a go at writing some words which contain the 'ie' spelling. Ask a grown up to say the word and you have a go at spelling it. Click here for a list of words.

Tuesday 9th Feb - 'igh' sound written as 'i-e'

  • First, watch this short clip.

  • Then have a go at reading real and alien words in the Picnic on Pluto game. Click on phase 5 and click on the 'i-e' box.

  • Then have a go at writing some words which contain the 'i-e' spelling. Ask a grown up to say the word and you have a go at spelling it. Click here for a list of words.

Wednesday 10th Feb - 'igh' sound written as 'y'

  • First, watch this short clip.

  • Can you spot any words with the 'igh' sound written as 'y' in any of your books at home? Perhaps you could go on a sound hunt.

  • Then have a go at writing some words which contain the 'y' spelling. Ask a grown up to say the word and you have a go at spelling it. Click here for a list of words.

Thursday 11th Feb - 'igh' sound written as 'i'

  • Today, there is an online phonics session to watch and join in with. Click here for the session.

  • You could have a go at writing some words which contain the 'i' spelling if you like. Ask a grown up to say the word and you have a go at spelling it. Click here for a list of words.

Friday 12th Feb - reading and writing Year 1 high frequency words

  • Have a go at reading the words on the tricky trucks. Try the decodable and tricky trucks.

  • Have a go at spelling some of the Year 1 common words in the Little Birds spelling game. Click on Year 1 at the top of the page and then click on a bird box to get a selection of words.

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