News Tagged 'literacy'

Quadblogging – Develop Children’s Writing

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Quadblogging - Develop Children's WritingQuadblogging, for anyone who does not already know, is a scheme where four schools are linked, for four weeks in a blogging project.

The schools are matched as far as possible so that they will be interested in each other’s work. A teacher from one of the four schools acts as a coordinator and organises his, or ...

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Jacqueline Wilson Webcast and Teaching Resources!

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Christmas SpecialThe Jacqueline Wilson Webcast and Teaching Resources are coming soon! Friday June 9 at 2 pm. She will be talking about her book, set in WW11, called Wave Me Goodbye.

The webcast will be hosted by CBBC’s Katie Thistleton, and it will teach pupils watching all about what life was like for child evacuees like Shirley during World War 2.  Shirley, in ...

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid

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Diary of a Wimpy KidJeff Kinney’s  Diary of a Wimpy Kid is almost ten years old! To celebrate the 10th anniversary of  this very popular series and the release of the upcoming Wimpy Kid film, Renaissance Accelerated Reader has shared the following FREE resources for your classroom. To download them simply complete the ...

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Five Card Flickr

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Five Card FlickrFive Card Flickr is a story making app which is great fun, poses a challenge, can have amazing results and leads to creative, imaginative story making.

The app draws upon collections of photos specified by  tags in flickr.  The person making a choice is given five random photos each time they make a selection. The writer’s task is ...

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Creative Writing Competition

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Harper Collins Children’s Books are running a creative writing competition right now!Creative Writing Competition

“For a chance to win, all your class needs to do is work together to create one story, in 250 words or less, and enter their creative writing into the form below!

We’ve got loads of lesson plans to help you and your class learn all ...

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