Download useful information, resources and activities
The information, resources and activities added to this page are designed to support children with learning difficulties and specific learning disorders. These downloadable materials can be used by families at home or by teachers and education assistants in schools.
Resource Pack # 1 - Phonics
Download these printable cards with alphabet letters, digraphs, trigraphs and vowel teams. The phonics Activity cards are ideal for phonics work in Pre-Primary, year 1 and year 2, or for intervention at any level. Print or stick this resource onto card and then cut along the marked lines to create a a set of cards.
Resource Pack # 2 - Sounds of English
Download these printable cards representing all of the Sounds of English. Print double sided or stick on card to make an easy reference sheet. Have a go pads can be printed single or double sided and the Grammar Booklet is best printed on card.
Sounds of English - Sound Sheets
Sounds of English - Have a Go Pad
Sounds of English - Grammar Booklet
Resource Pack # 3 - Morphemes
A morpheme is an element of speech which carries meaning. These include prefixes, base words and suffixes. Download these printable morpheme cards with Anglo-saxon, Greek and Latin morphemes. These resources can be used for word building activities which focus on word families and Latin word structure. Such activities are perfect for upper primary/secondary students.
Morpheme Activities - Latin and Greek
Resource Pack #4 - Talk for Writing Home-School Booklets
The Talk for Writing approach enables children to read and write independently for a variety of audiences and purposes within different subjects. Talk for Writing UK have produced four fabulous collections of booklets for students in Pre-Primary (Foundation) to Year 6. DSF Talk for Writing trainers have adapted these resources for Australian schools. In each series, there's one booklet for each year level.
Year Three - Year Four
Year Four - Year Five
Year Five - Year Six
Year Six - Year Seven