News Tagged 'literacy'

Read Aloud Day

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Read Aloud DayRead Aloud Day February 16 2017. Change the World!

Every year LitWorld calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories. They utilise the combined power of children’s own stories, access to diverse reading and writing experiences – plus peer to peer and adult mentor relationships to improve literacy. They started this project in 2010 and have taken it to 25 countries encouraging literacy on ...

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Serial Mash – Whole School Reading Resources

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Serial Mash is a well developed area of the Purple Mash website which offers a range of books available for the whole primary school age range at a very reasonable price, far less than it would cost to provide new reading books to each class in school!

Serial Mash is “A growing online library of books specifically written for use in ...

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ComicsHead – Comic Creater

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comics-headComicsHead is an easy to use comic creator and a self-publishing tool for young children and students.  Children can  create their own comics, storyboards, photo comics and class projects! All it takes is an idea and children can instantly create visually engaging comic strips to share their ideas.

It can also be used by teachers as an engaging classroom tool to make ...

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ActionAid – The Children who Saved their School

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The children who saved their school‘The children who saved their school’ is a true story shared by ActionAid. It also has a free literacy resource which can be used in primary schools to aid reading, writing, spelling and other creative activities.

Download ‘The Children who Saved their School’

The download contains the following (Reproduced from the Action Aid site):

Follow the children who saved their school on their journey from ...

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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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