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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Alphabetical Order 2 Interactive
This Alphabetical order activity is a simple to use word ordering exercise. Words are simply dragged from the left hand side of the screen to their correct place in the word order list on the right hand side.
Rhyming Words Interactive
Say aloud what you see in the picture. Click the rhyming word from the given list.
Word Scramble Interactive
This game does what you'd think: It gives you a row of letters and you have to rearrange them to figure out what word they make. You may ask for the meaning of the word if you are struggling.
'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.
Three Stories Interactive
Choose from three stories, listen to the story with the text, or just read. Enjoy activities along the way.
100 High Frequency Words Printable
The 100 high frequency words outlined in the DFES 'Letters and Sounds' Publication, conveniently set out in alphabetical order.