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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Lovely site with lots of printable flashcards. Site is American so be careful to select cards with correct English spellings.
Seaside Postcard Interactive
A humurous seaside writing activity. By annotating the scene dialogue can be explored and characteristics shown through thought bubbles. A lesson plan is also available for download.
Catch It Video
A group of meerkats lovingly tend to a beloved and unique fruit in the middle of the savannah. One day, their peaceful existence is disrupted by a vulture intent on stealing their pride and joy. Will the meerkats be able to get it back? Teaching Ideas. Tell the story from a meerkat's point of view. Create an internal monologue for the vulture. Describe the beautiful setting of the African plains. Create some dialogue between the meerkats at various points in the film.
Text Into Sentences Interactive
Put text into sentences game. Can you put the text into sentences? Use capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks.
Find The Differences Interactive
Can you find the five differences between the two pictures?
Story Sequencer Interactive
This sequencing and storyboarding activity can be used to support the teaching of story structure and develop pupils' ability to summarise key events in stories.