A teaching aid about verbs which can be used to introduce them or for revision. It looks at their function and includes activities to identify them and find synonyms. Check the drop-down list for teachers' notes and worksheets. Great on an IWB.GCSE Bitesize Revision - English
Taking GCSE English? Here are some useful aids to revision. The site looks at a wide variety of aspects such as composing essays, to work on set texts. There is a section on Standard Grade English if you are in Scotland.Key Stage 3 Bitesize - English
Brush up your Shakespeare, fiction and non-fiction literacy skills with KS3 Bitesize. Useful advice on improving your letter writing, descriptions, narratives and persuasive articles.Skillswise Word Grammar
Games, short videos and quizzes from the BBC to help adults improve their knowledge of parts of speech such as nouns, adjectives and the like. The games are useful for children too.Starfall - Learn to Read
A good learning to read site. There are good quality games and animated stories which children can interact with. The children can click on words to see what they say. Excellent for learning the sounds the letters make.English Alphabet
Look at how all the letters of the alphabet are formed. You can listen to their names and the sounds they make. Each letter is illustrated with a picture which begins with the sound. Good for an interactive whiteboard teaching tool.Literature Study Guides from SparkNotes
Excellent study guides for many exam text novels, Shakespeare works and poetry.ict games
A treasure chest of numeracy and literacy Flash games for infant pupils. Each one is linked to the National Curriculum.Tips on doing a book review
Just what the title says. This step-by-step guide will help you know what to include when you write a book review.Can I Have a Word?
New ideas and resources to inspire creative writing in the primary classroom. Great newly commissioned poetry from the UK's leading poets, visual stimuli to fire children's imagination and suggested activities for teachers to try!