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Writing Sparks

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Writing SparksWriting Sparks is a website that provides inspiration for student writing.

The provides recorded videos that are writing sparks (prompts to ignite writing). See links below:

These lessons, or Story Sparks, contain story writing prompts for the pupils to respond to. They should ...

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Parts of Speech Fun – Making up Stories

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1-wwt_btEvery child learns the different parts of speech; however,they may easily forget them as often they are not mentioned for ages, until literacy lessons focus on them once again. Using the following web tales sites is a great way to create stories and revise using the parts of speech in a fun way. Firstly children have to fill in the correct sort of word to make a story work. They can then go back ...

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Flippity Madlibs

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select-a-storyFlippity Madlibs is a website where students can have a lot of fun making up stories. It could also help learners learning about parts of speech. Users can keep going back and forth between their chosen words and their completed work to try to make their story make sense; because, it is guaranteed not to do so on the ...

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Perfecting Punctuation

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Perfecting PunctuationLearning Punctuation, even after it has been taught step by step, is ongoing long after primary school!  There are lots of online resources freely available to use either when teaching children in the classroom or that can be used for homework too!

Jumpstart – This site has a whole set of colourful worksheets to help children counteract the “bad grammar and incorrect use of punctuation” which ...

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National Poetry Day 2016

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National Poetry Day 2016National Poetry Day  takes place this week on Thursday 6 October 2016. The theme for the 2016 Poetry Day is Messages. There are a range of projects and events planned for the day. The winning poems have already been published; it would be great to read them altogether, as a class, or school:

  • The Sea Says
  • A Message to the Future
  • Messages in Space
  • SSSNNNWHUFFFLL and
  • Postcard Poems

There are free resources, ...

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