We know there are many really enthusiastic writers and readers in our school, just looking for some more activities. The websites below are our recommended sites for inspiring writers and readers.
This week's new sites and suggestions
The National Literacy Trust's familyzone is full of free activities and resources to develop language, reading and writing, including author exclusives, free books and videos. There is something for all ages.
Radio blogging: Everyday at 9.30am there is a radio-blogging show here with special guests, writing prompts and ideas. You can just listen if you want, but if you want to share you can send your work in to them. Don' forget to share with your class teachers too.
https://radioblogging.net/ Time: 9.30
Sentence stacking with Jane Considine: Another great interactive site can be found here https://www.youtube.com/c/thetrainingspace. Each day at the below times new activities are uploaded allowing you to mix and match based on what you would like to do each day.
Times: Film Focus (09.45), Super Sentence Stackers (10.30), Globe Trotting Celebrations (12.30) Deadline (14.00)
www.Pobble365.com: Provides a daily writing prompt in the form of an interesting picture, with a variety of ideas for writing based on this. This includes, story starters, grammar work, questions and ideas for non-ficition.
https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html - Interactive and downloadable resources covering a range of ficiton and non-fiction with key topics each week.
Audible - free children's books
http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/literacy/ - Interactive range of games for Y1-Y6 that covers a range of grammar and key spelling rules.
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/5-7-years/letters-and-sounds - Range of activities for EYFS-Y2 to support letters and sounds.