Zone 26 - Year 1 Exercise Lists and Information

Zone 26

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.


·         practise  reading words with the sounds /oo/oi/aw/ou/ow/oy/au/ow made with two vowel letters

·         read simple texts with simple words with the /oo/ou/ow sounds 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 ending with the double letters ‘ff’, ‘ss’ & ‘zz’.

Grammar & Punctuation

·         practise inserting the correct nouns to complete sentences.

·         practise inserting the correct verbs to complete sentences.

Level 3 › Zone 26 › Stage 1

Alphabetical Word Monster

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My Best Jeans

Level 3 › Zone 26 › Stage 4

My Best Jeans
Soft 'c' and 'g' and More Long Vowel Sounds

Level 3 › Zone 26 › Stage 5

Colours as Adjectives
Punctuating Sentences