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Key Stage 3 Bitesize - English

Brush up your Shakespeare, fiction and non-fiction literacy skills with KS3 Bitesize. Useful advice on improving your letter writing, descriptions, narratives and persuasive articles.

11-14 year olds
Guided Reading and Reading Games with Roy the Zebra

A wonderful guided reading story with accompanying printable worksheets and guided reading discussion sheets. There are 80 interactive literacy games, stories and songs for use in school or at home. Well worth a look!

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
5-7 year olds
The Parts of Speech

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

14-16 year olds
Teaching Ideas News

Teaching News aims to share the latest news, links and teaching ideas, in order to support teachers around the world.

3-16 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!

7-11 year olds
Adjective Adventure

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

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

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.

7-11 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.

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.

7-11 year olds
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