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The Alphabet

£12.00
SKU E1CS90200
Key Stage 1 Writing – transcription Writing – transcription (handwriting) English Year 1

The six complete lessons in this Alphabet KS1 lesson pack help your Year 1 class explore the alphabet using the included lesson plans, slides and printable resources for each lesson.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

The lessons first explore the order of the alphabet and how we can order different objects, people and words in alphabetical order, before discussing and modelling upper-case and lower-case letter formation in pre-cursive and cursive scripts.

Instantly download all you'll need to teach colourful and engaging lessons about the alphabet.

#Lesson1Reciting

Challenge your class to improve their recall of the alphabet and recite it together to work on the pronunciation of each letter name. The alphabet worksheets which are included in this lesson pack challenge your class to break secret codes using the numerical place of each letter in the alphabet, challenging them to recite the alphabet to find the letter values.

The included lesson slides and plan give you plenty of ideas for learning the alphabet with your Year 1 class including differentiated activities and an alphabet sequence game to engage your class.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Alphabet strips
#Lesson2AlphabeticalOrder

This alphabetical order lesson plan gives you everything you need to teach your Year 1 class to organise sets of objects into alphabetical order.

The accompanying printable resources challenge your class to order differentiated sets of books by their authors' surnames, or alternatively challenges your class to organise themselves in small groups according to their first names. The included lesson slides guide your class's discussion about arranging words in alphabetical order and slowly builds up to discussing words which share the same initial letter.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated book cards
  • Worksheets
  • Alphabet strips
#Lesson3CapitalLetterFormation

This KS1 handwriting lesson pack teaches your class to practise their capital letter handwriting and formation. With demonstrations for right- and left-handed students, the included printable resources include fun and engaging ways for the children to work on the correct formation of each capital letter.

This lesson pack provides you with the lesson slides to help model and demonstrate correct letter formation as well as a detailed lesson plan, differentiated activity ideas and accompanying handwriting capital letters worksheets and posters.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Rainbow letters sheet
  • Letter cards
#Lesson4UpperandLowercaseLetters

This lesson has your class to name and matching lowercase and uppercase letters.

The included printable resources in this KS1 lesson pack help to support and challenge your class as they play games matching lower-case and upper-case letters. The lessons slides will encourage your class to recognise and discuss the differences between letters.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Letter cards
  • Picture cards
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson5LowercaseLetterFormation1

Guide your Year 1 class through correct letter formation of 'tall' and 'bouncy ball' lower-case letters. The alphabet letter formation worksheets which are included in this lesson pack will support your class in letter formation, including letter formation in a cursive style.

The lesson slides help you demonstrate and model correct letter formation for your KS1 class and the detailed lesson plan gives you differentiated activity ideas to challenge your class to practise their letter formation.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Letter cards
  • Picture cards
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson6LowercaseLetterFormation2

Use the included lesson slides in this final lesson to model the correct formation of lower-case letters for the 'curly caterpillar' and 'zig-zag' families. Give your class the opportunity to explore and practise forming the shape of these letters as they complete the handwriting worksheets independently. Or, alternatively, set up a sensory station with your class and have them practise their letter formation using the picture cards or letter spinners.

This final lesson in the series comes with all you need to practise the letter formation of the second half of the alphabet. The lesson can be stretched over several sessions to make sure the children are confident in their ability to form lower-case letters correctly.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Letter spinners
  • Picture cards
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Curriculum Objectives covered

Writing - Transcription HANDWRITING Objectives:

  • begin to form lower-case letters in the correct direction, starting and finishing in the right place
  • form capital letters
  • understand which letters belong to which handwriting ‘families’ (i.e. letters that are formed in similar ways) and to practise these

Writing - Transcription SPELLING Objectives:

  • naming the letters of the alphabet in order

English Appendix Objectives:

  • letter, capital letter


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