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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Pigeon Impossible Video
Secret Agent Walter Beckett has a problem of pigeon sized proportions. Teaching Ideas. Create comic strips and picture boards from the story. Write more missions for Walter which are spoilt by the pigeon. Write a news report on events, interviewing key witnesses etc. Write a persuasive argument giving an argument for why it was not the pigeon's fault. Should we feed the pigeons in the street? Discuss.
Find 'ee' Words Video
The presenter visits a vet in Wales where she identifies three 'ee' words while the vet examines a dog's teeth and a ewe's feet.
Magnetic Fridge Poetry Interactive
Wild about words? Create your own animal and plant poems using ARKive’s fridge magnets.
Have fun with this hangman game. Computer chooses the words from a selection of topics.
Farm Labels Interactive
This simple labelling activity can be used to reinforce the idea of labels and as a framework for children to add their own captions and labels to familiar scenes such as a farm.
Poetry Archive Lesson Plan
These lesson plans and classroom activities have been designed by poetry specialists. They offer lively, engaging ways of working with poetry at all Key Stages, and are intended to help busy teachers get the best out of the Archive.