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Year 1 Long Term Plans for English

Tell the letters of the alphabet.

Sit at the table and hold a pencil.

Point out letters that they have sounded.

Read some words ending in:

s, es, ing, ed, er, est.

Read words that have one part.

Read words that have two parts.

Read words that are shortened.

Read aloud from some books.

Re-read a book that they have read before.

Listen quietly to a book being read aloud.

Link stories to what they have done.

Tell the names of some fairy stories.

Tell the names of some traditional tales.

Join in with things that the whole class is saying together.

Tell about the meanings of some words.

Tell when something isn’t written in the right way, and why.

Tell what might happen in a book after reading the title.

Take turns when talking and listen to what other people are saying.

Explain what they are reading.

Write words using letters they have already learned.

Write the days of the week.

Tell the alphabet in the right order.

Tell some letters that sound the same but are different.

Spell some words ending in:

s, es, ing, ed, er, est.

Spell some words starting with un.

Spell the words in the word-bank.

Write down what the teacher is telling them.

Write some upper-case letters.

Write some lower-case letters.

Write numbers 1-9.

Tell about handwriting families.

Tell what they are going to write.

Write a story.

Check my work.

Leave spaces between words when they write.

Use capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks.

Use a capital letter for names, places, days of the week and ‘I’.

Tell about some of the grammar they have learned.