Games for the English Curriculum Book 1 Years 1–2 Cover

Games for the English Curriculum Book 1 Years 1–2

Enjoyable ways to enrich and extend language learning

The compelling games in this series offer a way of reinforcing essential knowledge and skills that will be popular with your class. Ideal for groups of two to eight children, these games cover phonics, grammar, vocabulary building and spelling and come with the photocopiable resources they will need to play them. Instructions are designed to be appropriate to age level: in Book 1 teachers read and explain the rules, while in the books for higher year levels the children can read the instructions and play the games independently.20% OFF UNTIL 30 MAY 2022

Ages: 5-6 | Pages: 60 | Code: 5629 | ISBN: 9781927143872

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Helen Lewis

Helen Lewis is a full-time educational author and consultant. She is also a qualified teacher, with sixteen years’ teaching experience in British primary schools. Originally from the UK, she emigrated to New Zealand in 2005. Helen has written and adapted educational materials for a wide range of worldwide markets, and her mathematics experience includes planning and writing maths schemes for the UK, sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean. Helen enjoys the challenge of making subjects exciting and accessible for students, and offering teachers materials to meet their needs. Helen has also published under her former name, Helen Whittaker.


Using this book4
Curriculum links5
Altogether alphabet7
Alphabet cards8
Alphabet strips9
Rhyming memory10
Rhyming cards: Sets A–C11
Consonant blend bingo17
Blend cards18
Bingo boards19
Consonant digraph word-builder22
Consonant digraph cards23
Word-builder cards (consonant digraphs)24
Vowel digraph word-builder26
Vowel digraph cards27
Word-builder cards (vowel digraphs)28
"Magic e" marathon30
"Magic e" game board31
"Magic e" word cards32
Letter dice34
Compound word capture caper37
Compound word cards38
Collective noun race43
Collective noun cards44
Plural cards46
Countering contractions48
Contraction cards49
Synonym collector51
Synonym cards52
Hunt down the homophone55
Homophone cards56