Useful resources for Literacy and English teachers.
The usual array of factsheets, worksheets and a game, all of which focus on text types Descriptive, Informative, Persuasive, Instructive. So not quite the NLS types but still useful.
Users of MakeBeliefsComix.com can create their own comic strips online. The site offers fun characters with different moods to select from, blank talk and thought balloons to fill in with text and story prompts.
Just as it says, the license agreement does not allow for whole class use. Do read this thoroughly and make sure you understand the terms and conditions before you use it. A super resource, prepare to be very impressed!
Don't be put off the first few examples. Scroll down the page to find lined paper there's even music notation staves and guitar tabs too!
This is a lovely website, upload a document from your PC and Issu will translaste it into a wonderful and very slick online book. A great way to display their work or to celebrate a completed project. Perfect for the Learning Platform!
SATs tests for English, Maths and Science to download and use.
Some great ideas to get Ks2 writing.
Sky will guide you through the steps in planning and writing a story. When the plant has stopped growing, listen to Sky read the story you've made. Really quite useful for the independent workers amongst your class.
Simple and easy to use, free wordsearch creator. A great spelling activity!
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