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Verbs and Their Synonyms

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.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
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.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

14-16 year olds
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.

Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

11-14 year olds
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.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

7-16 year olds
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.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

3-7 year olds
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.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

3-7 year olds
Literature Study Guides from SparkNotes

Excellent study guides for many exam text novels, Shakespeare works and poetry.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

14-18 year olds
Contraction Match

Drag and drop activities to test your knowledge on the use of apostrophes in contractions.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
ict games

A treasure chest of numeracy and literacy Flash games for infant pupils. Each one is linked to the National Curriculum.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Not tablet friendly

5-7 year olds
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.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

5-7 year olds
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