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.
Creepy Verbs and Adverbs in Super Stories
Transform a boring horror story into a bestseller by selecting effective verbs and adverbs to increase its impact and make it more exciting. Select illustrations that highlight the horror as the story of the Sea Cave unfolds.
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.
Missing Pop Star Puzzle
Work out what happened to the missing celebrity and write a newspaper article about the event. Lots of tips on improving your writing style.
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.
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.
Riddle of the Black Panther
Track down a black panther reported to be prowling around a town. Interview witnesses and gather information from sources such as a website, an advertisement and a newspaper article. A good guide to writing a report.
Wonderful Words, Creative Stories Beach Theme
An animated game where you can see how to add adjectives to make boring sentences into more interesting ones.
Elements of a Story
Taking the story of Cinderella it explores the different 'ingredients' that make up a story. Looking at this site can help you with writing your own stories.
Call of the Jungle is a dictation task. Listen to the sentences and write them down.