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Encylopedia Mythica

Alphabetically arranged information on myths and legends from a wide range of different ancient cultures.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
My Hideous Progeny: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Here are pages on Mary Shelley's life, family, friends and novels. There is a summary of Frankenstein, a description of the main characters, the full text and an explanation of the subtitle 'The Modern Prometheus'.

Pupils
11-16 year olds
English Writing Skills for ESL Learners

This is the English Club English writing site for ESL students. It looks at the letters of the alphabet, when to use capital letters and some spelling rules.

Pupils
11-14 year olds
National Association for the Teaching of English

NATE is the UK teacher association for all aspects of English from pre-school to university. It informs teachers of current developments and provides a voice at national level.

Teachers
3-18 year olds
Spelling Bee

The spelling activities on this US site are for children aged 5 in September (Grade 1) up to age 17 in September (Grade 10). The primary age activities are good exercises for KS1 and KS2 spelling SATs in England as they follow a similar format.

Pupils
5-18 year olds
The Highwayman Interactive Study Resource

The classic poem by Alfred Noyes is featured here. The first part of the poem has the parts of speech such as alliteration, similes, personification and metaphors indicated.

Teachers, Pupils
7-14 year olds
The Young Journalist Academy

The Young Journalist Academy is a subscription programme designed to encourage young people to engage with news and current affairs by creating their own School Newsroom and media literacy projects.

Teachers
11-16 year olds
Teachit.co.uk

Quality resources including lesson plans and schemes of work for English teachers of 11 - 18 age range. There are free resources, but the site offers a subscription service.

Teachers
11-18 year olds
Conservation in Action

The site from the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust has all sorts of information about whales, dolphins and porpoises.

Teachers, Pupils
5-18 year olds
David Perdue's Charles Dickens Page

A well designed, informative site about the life and works of Dickens. It includes the plots of major works along with short details of his characters.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
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