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Teach Your Monster to Read

A free game for young children to practise the first steps of reading. The game is built on the principles of synthetic phonics and follows the teaching sequence of the Letters and Sounds programme.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
5-7 year olds
Pobble365

Pobble365 supports teachers with creative writing activities whether it be generating interesting vocabulary or teaching punctuation or grammar. For every day of the year it begins with a thought provoking image to stimulate inspiring ideas. It's free.

Teachers
5-11 year olds
Look, Cover, Write, Check

A brilliant version of the spelling site where you can test yourself on high frequency words to test your knowledge.

Pupils
5-11 year olds
Spooky Spellings

This spelling game uses the words listed in the UK National Curriculum as being 'Common Exception Words' or tricky words.

Pupils
5-11 year olds
Words for Life

Words for Life’s aim is to inspire more people to read, more regularly, for both pleasure and personal advancement. Useful booklists especially chosen to appeal to less confident readers. Free resources matched to books.

Parents
3-11 year olds
Poetry

Search the CLPE extensive bank of poems for children, poetry teaching resources, videos of poet performances and interviews to support the teaching of poetry.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Storyline Online

Delightful stories read by professional screen actors in America. The movies use the illustrations from the books. There are lots of choices each with an activity guide.

Pupils
5-7 year olds
www.englishbiz.co.uk

A straightforward site which focuses on helping you to achieve higher grades in English and English Literature GCSE exams. You are also invited to send in questions.

Pupils
14-16 year olds
English Folk Dance and Song Resource Bank

Free online folk learning resources now available for teachers at all key stages as English Folk Dance and Song Society. Resources are suitable for use in formal and informal settings.

Teachers
5-18 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
5-7 year olds
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