Zone 16 - Year 1 Exercise Lists and Information


Zone 16

To develop your reading skills, you will:


·         read and re-read a simple text to develop reading fluency.


·         answer questions to develop your comprehension skills.


·         learn to read the sound made with two consonants letters /ch/sh/th/wh/qu/ng  to read simple words.

·         read a simple text with simple words with the sound ‘ch’ using the ‘sounding out’ reading strategy.

Sight words

·         learn and practise identifying automatically by sight the following words that are used in high frequency in texts:

To develop your writing skills, you will:


·         practise identifying the correct letters on the keyboard to match the missing sounds in simple words

·         learn to spell simple words with the different ending consonant blends ‘nd’ and ‘nt’.

Grammar & Punctuation

·         practise inserting exclamation marks into sentences if needed.

·         practise inserting apostrophes into words to make contractions.

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