News Tagged 'literacy'

The Fox and the Star Resource Pack

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The Fox and the Star Resource PackThe ‘Fox and the Star’ Resource Pack for Key Stage 1 pupils has been shared by Puffin books to go with the book, after it was named Waterstones book of the year. If any teachers have the book in their classroom, then this pack could well be useful. 

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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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Puffin Virtually Live Christmas Special

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Christmas SpecialPUFFIN VIRTUALLY LIVE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL!

Friday 2nd December, 2:00 – 2:30 pm

A Christmas Special has just arrived in my inbox from Puffin Virtually Live.  This provides details about a live Christmas webcast, that is suitable for children aged 7 and upwards, to take part in:

“Join best-selling author, star of McFly, Celebrity Dad of the Year and lover of all things festive Tom Fletcher ...

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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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Puffin Virtually Live Event – 14th October

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Puffin Virtually Live EventThere will be a Puffin Virtually Live Event on Friday 14th October  2016!

The following text is reproduced from an e-mail message received today from Puffin Virtually Live:

“Join bestselling author Clare Balding for an inspirational Puffin Virtually Live celebrating her first ever children’s’ book – The Racehorse Who Wouldn’t Gallop (out 22nd September).

Clare will be talking about the inspiration for the ...

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