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Oxford Reading Tree Competition

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Oxford Reading Tree CompetitionOxford University Press are hosting a book writing competition for children aged 4 – 8 years to help celebrate Oxford Reading Tree’s 30th Birthday!

Children can write their own Oxford Reading Tree adventure about Biff, Chip and the gang to enter the competition, the winners will see their book published!

On the website there is a ...

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Fun Fonts for Displays

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DisplayMaking classroom displays and posters is a part of any teacher’s life. There are many fun fonts freely available which will help to set the scene and makes those displays special. Here are a few examples.

Acid Fonts – have some super Halloween fonts,  including symbols ( illustrated below). The site also hosts some lovely Christmas fonts too!

 

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The Great App Checklist and Other Useful Apps

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The Great App Checklist

The Great App Checklist and Other Useful Apps. David Willey Publishers have provided a useful app checklist (link below) as part of their advertising for what looks to be a very useful book about mobile learning.

In the same advertising, there are several apps which, ...

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A Tale Unfolds

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As  the last chance to sign up for A Tale Unfolds for FREE and start the project in Spring/Summer 2015 is drawing near, we thought that it would be timely to bring this fun and inspiring literacy resource to your attention. Why not view the sample resources for week one and two and read the very positive comments on the project website; you will see that teachers who have already taken part ...

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Developing Childrens’ Creative Writing

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writingThis is a collection of web links concerning the development of creative writing in children – brought together to assist teachers in the classroom.

Creative Writing

Pie Corbett of Igniting Writing offers a range of free resources.

Story Starters – Creative writing prompts, from Scholastic.

The Literacy Shed – Story starters, use these to inspire children’s writing.

Story starters for kids – Allow time to let the children choose ...

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