Year 1

If you did not receive the Year 1 newsletter for Term 2 you can read it HERE.

In Syndicate 1, we are building our Learning Power! 

Useful Websites:

Take a look at this website. It is American so the odd thing doesn't apply but it has some fantastic ideas and tips for parents of year one students:  Creating A Learning Environment

Here are some useful websites that we use in the classroom...

ABCya!
ABCya.com is the leader in free educational kids computer games and activities for elementary students to learn on the web. All children's educational computer activities were created or approved by certified school teachers.

Starfall
Animated reading site for emergent readers. It contains interactive books and word family games that teach phonemic awareness, comprehension, vocabulary and spelling skills.

Reading Eggs
Reading Eggs makes learning to read interesting and engaging for kids, with great online reading games and activities.

Roy - Tale of a singing zebra
A reading website for emerging readers. Includes guided reading stories and interactive reading games

ABC Match
A game that has students practice letter-recognition fluency, while honing their memories. Students match initial letters with pictures, playing either with a timer or without.

Cool Math Games
Free online based program that has a range of strategy, skill, number and strand maths . This site has games that develop thinking, processing, logic, sequencing and ordering in maths .

Enhancing Literacy with ICT
Rochelle Jensen's blog links elearning activities and websites specifically to the Literacy Learning Progressions". Some of these are particular activities in sites mentioned above.

ICT Games
ICT games offers a range of Literacy and Numeracy games for children of all age levels.

Spelling City
Practice your spelling on lists A, B, C, D and E online at spelling city!

Storyline Online
Stories read by Award Winning actors and actresses and produced by the Screen Actors Guild.