Teachers' Literacy Links / Materials

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Interactive Literacy Key Stage 1                            Interactive Literacy Key Stage 2 Planning    

Reception Links / Material       Year 1 Links / Material          Year 2 Links / Material

Year 3 Links / Material        Year 4 Links / Material         Year 5 Links / Material

Year 6 Links / Material                             General Links / Material

 Interactive Literacy Key Stage 1

BBC Stories for 5 - 7 year olds
BBC Word work for 5 - 7 year olds
BBC Phonics work for 5 -7 year olds
BBC Dynamo for 5 - 9 year olds
BBC Word Blender
Magic Pencil Letter Writer
DynaMo's Spellbound
Thesaurus
Photofit - A Granada learning activity
Stories on the Web

The author of "The Very Hungry Caterpillar"

On-line Big books 

Build a sentence - very basic but checks sentence is valid

Rhymezone - Excellent to find rhyming words and definitions for poems

 

Interactive Literacy Key Stage 2

BBC Dynamo for 5 - 9 year olds
Look and read - Spywatch for 7 - 9 year olds (Includes story and word work)
BBC - make own raps for 9 - 11 year olds
Rhyming Dictionary and Thesaurus
Haiku for People!
Fractured Fractions
BBC - Rap Realm
Stories on the Web

Ancient Riddles

Build a sentence - very basic but checks sentence is valid

Rhymezone - Excellent to find rhyming words and definitions for poems

Treasure Island - read online version

 

Planning

Literacy Weekly Planning Sheet

Literacy Lessons - Yr 4-6 planning including non-fiction, poetry and playscripts

Reception Links / Materials

Reception – Teaching writing: Narrative, poetry and plays

Year 1 Links / Materials

Year 1 – Teaching writing: Narrative, poetry and plays

Year 2 Links / Materials

Year 2 – Teaching writing: Narrative, poetry and plays

Year 3 Links / Materials

Year 3 - Teaching writing: Narrative, poetry and plays

Year 4 Links / Materials

Year 4 – Teaching writing: Narrative, poetry and plays

Year 5 Links / Materials

Year 5 - Teaching writing: Narrative, poetry and plays

Year 5 texts for literacy - extracts to download and use free  

Year 5 booster material for literacy

Year 6 Links / Materials

Year 6 - Teaching writing: Narrative, poetry and plays

Year 6 texts for literacy – extracts to download and use free

Year 6 booster material for literacy

General Links / Materials

Early Literacy Support Programme: materials for teachers working in partnership with teaching assistants

Early Literacy Support Programme: session materials for teaching assistants

Additional Literacy Support (ALS)

Teaching writing: Support material for text level objectives

Target statements for writing

Illustrative target statements for reading

Grammar for Writing (Key Stage 2)

Phonics - Progression in Phonics for whole class teaching (includes video)

Spelling bank: lists of words and activities for the KS2 spelling objectives

Supporting the target setting process: Guidance for effective target setting for pupils with SEN

NLNS - Guidance on Teaching Able Children

The National Literacy Strategy - Glossary of terms

The National Literacy Strategy – Framework for teaching YR to Y6

The National Literacy Strategy – Framework for teaching: Additional guidance

  Dfee Literacy
Stories on the Web
Children's Literature
Writing Frames