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Literacy - Key Stage 2 (7-11 year olds)


Elements of a Story Not Flash

The "Elements of a Story" interactive takes the story of Cinderella and explores the different 'ingredients' that make up a story.

Compare and Contrast Map Flash

An interactive graphic organizer which can helps students to develop an outline for one of three types of comparison essays: whole-to-whole, similarities-to-differences, or point-to-point. There is a guide which explains the compare and contrast genre.

Communicating Ideas Flash

This website shows you how to design effective posters, newspapers and comics by going through the important elements of each. Later you can try out your own designs. A brilliant teaching tool.

Writing Instructions Flash

Aimed at year 3 pupils, this website explores the features of written instructions. It looks at the use of time words to show the order and of verbs. Super illustrations.

Using Similies to Enhance Writing Skills Flash

A teaching aid to help children understand the use of similies in their writing.

Chocolates Flash

A good teaching resource for helping children to produce descriptive, persuasive writing. Suitable for Year 6.

Descriptive Writing about A Trip to the Supermarket Flash

This website is designed to support teachers and pupils in writing a descriptive piece of writing in preparation for WJEC English GCSE but sections could be used successfully with younger children. There are accompanying worksheets.

Over 300 Words to Use Instead of Said Not Flash

An animation of words to use as an alternative to 'said'. Children set the task of searching narratives for the alternatives came up with the words and they are featured in an interesting way. Not interactive but pupils could see how many words they can remember.

Comment Flash

Use your commenting skills to see what is wrong with the newspaper headlines. Answers are multiple choice.

Missing Pop Star Puzzle Not Flash

Work out what happened to the missing celebrity and write a newspaper article about the event. Lots of tips on improving your writing style.