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Short Vowel Word Machines

Can you read the three letter (CVC) words on these animated word machines?

Pupils
4-5 year olds
Adding Time Word Problems

Word problems where you need to read the time on either an analogue or digital clock and then answer a word problem involving adding a given time.

Teachers
7-11 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
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
Wonderful Words, Creative Stories about Space

improve two simple sentences by adding descriptive words. Observe how your choices affect the animated images. Use your sentences as inspiration for a story about space. A good site for demonstrating how to write more interesting sentences.

Pupils
7-9 year olds
Word Central

Try the Mirriam-Webster Word Central site which has a dictionary and thesaurus. You can also find rhyming words which could help you with your poetry.

Pupils
7-16 year olds
Numbers to Words Fruit Splat

Match numbers to the fruits to the target number words. There are four levels of difficulty: 1-10, 1-20, 1-100 and 1-1000.

Pupils
6-9 year olds
Little Bird Spelling

This spelling game has tricky words listed in the National Curriculum as being 'common exception words'. It is a look, cover, write and check game.

Pupils
5-11 year olds
Telling the Time in Words

A game where you need to tell the time in words. Use language such as 'o'clock', 'half past' and 'quarter to' and compare the analogue time to digital time. The site works very well on an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers
5-11 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
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