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The Parts of Speech

This site explains the eight parts of speech classified in traditional grammar: nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, prepositions, conjunctions and interjections.

Pupils
14-16 year olds
Verbs in Space

See if you can spot the verbs. In this game you need to click on the robot holding the verb to whack it!

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Adjective Adventure

Click on the label which has an adjective to feed the spider with a fly.

Pupils
7-11 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
Naming Nouns

Learn all about all types of nouns and how to use them. Then test your knowledge on the quiz and game. Fantastic on an interactive whiteboard.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Adjectives

A short video which looks at five different types of adjectives: possessive, describing, numbering, classifying, and comparing adjectives. It explains that using adjectives makes writing more meaningful and improves sentences.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Adjective Detective

A super site which explains what adjectives are. Great on an interactive whiteboard and best viewed in full-screen mode. Test your knowledge of adjectives on the quiz and game.

Pupils
7-11 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).

Teachers
9-14 year olds
How to Study

More than 90 free articles about how to study, hundreds of study tips, how to improve study skills and academic skills, taking tests, and more.

Pupils
14-18 year olds
Part-Part-Whole

This teaching tool is useful for demonstrating 'Part-Part-Whole Model' for addition and subtraction particularly on an interactive whiteboard. Select which manipulatives you want to use and easily change your choice by pressing the 'change' button.

Teachers
6-7 year olds
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