Links to free to use English educational literacy teaching resources, games and activities, covering, Early Years/Foundation/Pre-school, key stages 1 & 2, grades 1-6, ages 3-11 years. Improve vocabulary, comprehension, language, observation, writing and alphabet letter recognition skills. Practice high frequency words and spelling. Share Big Book stories with simple text for young readers. Enjoy poetry reading and writing. Ideal for use in the classroom, at home to improve your child's reading and writing skills, or as part of a homeschooling package
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The Little Shoemaker Video
Watch the video animation then answer the following: Describe the shoemaker and his shop. Retell the story in a fairytale style. Use show don't tell to describe the shoes coming alive but leave your reader wondering what is happening. Describe the rival shoe maker using specific language to make him sound sly and cunning.
Create some dialogue between the two shoe makers.
Write some dialogue between the shoemaker and his shoes.
Alphabet Flash Cards Interactive
Learn the alphabet with these colourful flash cards.
Ted’s Tumble Book
In this story, Jake and Ted learn about road safety while on a car journey.
Phase 3 Word Cards Download
Free flashcards with colourful borders which you can download and print. These cards contain all of the high frequency words recommended for Phase 3 of the Letters and Sounds phonics programme. Choose the type style you prefer and click the image to get to the download page.
'What A Wonderful World' Video
David Attenborough narrates his unique version of the song 'What a Wonderful World' accompanied by images from the BBC’s wildlife and natural history archive. Could be used as a stimulus or source of inspiration for literacy exercises on the natural world. Children could be asked to examine the meaning of song lyrics or asked to reinterpret their favourite song as a poem.
How To Write A Recount Interactive
An explanation of how to recount a story.