A set of five literacy rotation task cards to be used in conjunction with the first edition of Teach Starter’s Year 1 magazine.
Take the stress out of your literacy planning with these comprehensive task cards!
What are these task cards for?
These task cards have been designed specifically for use with the first edition of Teach Starter’s Year 1 magazine, What’s Buzzing?
How do I use the magazine and task cards for literacy groups?
In countless ways! You could assign each literary group an article for the week, then allow the students to work through the five sets of task cards.
Teachers, please read over articles before you plan your activities. Some content may need teacher guidance depending on students abilities.
What types of task cards are included?
Year 1 Magazine – What’s Buzzing (First Edition)
You can access the magazine by clicking the thumbnail below.
National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Key Stage 1 (KS1)
Key Stage 1 (KS1) covers students in Year 1 and Year 2.
English has a pre-eminent place in education and in society. A high-quality education in English will teach pupils to speak and write fluently so that they can communicate their ideas and emotions to others and through their reading and listening, ot...
- Spoken language
- Word reading
- Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation
- Apply phonic knowledge and skills as the route to decode words
Apply phonic knowledge and skills as the route to decode words
- Respond speedily with the correct sound to graphemes (letters or groups of letters) for all 40+ phonemes, including, where applicable, alternative sounds for graphemes
Respond speedily with the correct sound to graphemes (letters or groups of letters) for all 40+ phonemes, including, where applicable, alternative sounds for graphemes
- Read accurately by blending sounds in unfamiliar words containing GPCs that have been taught
Read accurately by blending sounds in unfamiliar words containing GPCs that have been taught
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