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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What's Coming Next? Book
A story about recognising traffic.
Phonic Fighter Interactive
Aliens are stealing the letters of the alphabet, you have to recognise what sound they make and click on the objects that begin with that sound.
High Frequency Flashcards Printable
Printable High Frequency Words flashcards. This list for Year 1 and 2 includes more than 160 words.
High Diving Giraffes Video
Back legs apart and front legs slightly arched, a group of giraffes take turns diving into an Olympic-sized swimming pool. This film is fun but could still provide some great writing responses. Write a news report of the event. Describe the giraffe in detail. Use show not tell throughout describing all that happens as if it is a human and then reveal at the end that it is in fact a giraffe. Write through the eyes of the giraffe.
Street Scene Labels Interactive
This simple annotation activity can be used to develop the idea of developing a setting in stories, using everyday scenes that are familiar to children. By annotating the scene dialogue can be explored and characteristics shown through thought bubbles.
2016 SPaG Paper 1 Download
2016 KS2 English grammar, punctuation and spelling
Paper 1: questions