News Tagged 'writing'

Historic Tale Construction Kit

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Historic tale construction kitThe Historic Tale Construction Kit gives users a make-it-yourself opportunity to create a comic-like story which looks ancient. It is a great interactive tool which can be used to plan, create and then present stories, posters or signs, in the style of the Bayeux ...

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Poetry Train

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Poetry Train Poetry train is a free downloadable booklet form the Guardian Teacher Network that is well worth downloading!

“Poetry Train is a teacher pack of activities, poems and advice for teaching poetry in primary schools from the Poetry Society. David Harmer and Roger Stevens share proven approaches for use in the classroom, based ...

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Word Hippo – a child friendly dictionary and thesaurus

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Word Hippo - a child friendly dictionary and thesaurusWord Hippo – a child friendly dictionary and thesaurus – is great fun and should be a really useful tool for all writers from 6 to 60! It provides definitions, synonyms, antonyms, and translations for words in a child-friendly manner.

Word Hippo will also find rhyming words, even the hard to rhyme words like purple and ...

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Get a little help from your friends with Poetica

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PoeticaPoetica is a new collaborative writing tool, just out in beta. If you wish to try it, simply visit the website and sign up. You could then get a little writing help from your friends  – whether you’re writing a blog post, e-mail, or story, a friend can really help to get your message across better, by checking your work ...

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Story-writing – Nine More Dramatised Clips

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Teachers MediaTeachers Media has added  Story-writing – Nine More Dramatised Clips to its Primary Lesson Starters series.  Teachers have to sign up for Teachers Media to get them; however, it is free to join and is a very useful teaching resource.

Each of the nine story starters is designed to instigate discussion and inspire imagination! Each little episode is opened ended and finishes in a cliff-hanger in order that the pupils may decide upon what might ...

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