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Creepy Verbs and Adverbs in Super Stories

Transform a boring horror story into a bestseller by selecting effective verbs and adverbs to increase its impact and make it more exciting. Select illustrations that highlight the horror as the story of the Sea Cave unfolds.

7-11 year olds
Points of View Newspaper Report

Witnesses to accidents can see different things. Read and listen to two witness reports of a skateboarding accident, and learn about how journalists structure newspaper reports and use verbs, adverbial phrases and pronouns to create an effect.

7-11 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
7-16 year olds
Basic Skills Literacy Starters

A selection of PowerPoint presentations designed as lesson starters on basic skills. There are accompanying worksheets and teacher notes. The level is mainly Year 7 (age 11-12).

9-14 year olds
Grammar Slammer

Rules and tips to help you write your best. Glossary of grammatical terms.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
Finish the Story: Bushfire

Edit the comic book adventure called Bushfire to make the story more interesting. Choose a conclusion for the story and then improve the grammar by looking changing nouns to pronouns, by adding adverbs and choosing saying verbs.

7-11 year olds