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Grammar Monster

Do you know how to use semicolons, where to put apostrophes and when to use commas? There is an excellent section on punctuation and another on easily confused words.

Pupils
11-18 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
Grammar and Punctuation

This guide has been put together to help students' understanding of grammar and punctuation. Each point of grammar has an explanation and exercises. Great for either working through or dipping into if you want to brush up on a particular point.

Pupils
16-18 year olds
Plagiarism Checker

An amazing tool for finding out if your students' work has been plagiarised from the Internet.

Teachers
9-11 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.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Nouns, Verbs and Adjectives

A game where you need to find the nouns, verbs or adjectives.

Pupils
7-10 year olds
Magic Verbs

Choose a better verb to make the sentences more interesting. The characters are animated to match the verbs. The game is lends itself well to starter or plenary sessions displayed on an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers, Pupils
6-11 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.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Super Stories - Nouns and Adjectives

A game that can help you to improve your use of nouns and adjectives. You get to be an editor who improves a fairly dull story into a bestselling horror story. Select great nouns, adjectives and illustrations to improve the story's impact.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
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