Progression Step 3 – Reading, Writing and Spelling Zone

Below, you will find information about literacy in Year 3, 4, 5 and 6.  These sites have been selected by the teaching staff because they support learning in the classroom.

Please let your teachers know if you find any useful websites that we can add to this page.

For Internet Safety, don’t forget that you must never give out personal information about yourself on the internet without an adult present (Article 19 – you have the right to be kept safe). 

Although we have provided a list of websites that we recommend, please be aware that Cwmrhydyceirw Primary School is not responsible for the content on these pages.

Spelling & Grammar Fun

“A person who never made a mistake, never tried anything new.” 

Albert Einstein

 

Look at these great websites!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/english/spelling_grammar/

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy.html

Spelling 

Take up  the challenges in these games –  http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/spellits/index.shtml

Links to lots of games and information to help with your school and homework  http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/mag/spelling.html

Spin and spell –  http://www.spinandspell.com/game.swf

The words are jumbled up – choose a level and get spelling! –http://www.harcourtschool.com/menus/harcourt_brace_spelling.html

Use the Look, Cover, Write Check approach to test your spelling words http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/lookcover/lookcover.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/starship/english/wordjumbler.shtml

Grammar

Practise adding punctuation – http://www.lancsngfl.ac.uk/curriculum/literacyresources/index.php?category_id=53

Can you beat the clock and add the apostrophes in the correct places? http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/english/games

Sort the words into the 4 groups – adjectives, nouns, verbs and prepositions http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/clickon/dhtml/wordtypes.htm

 

Cool Reading Websites   

 

 

  “The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go!”

– Dr Seuss 

 

Reading for pupils 7-9 years 

Adventures with Digger and the Gang for ages 7-9

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/digger/7_9entry/7_9.shtml

Read e-books for 7-9 years (please speak to your class teacher if you need a Log in for Oxford Owl)

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/Library/Index/?AgeGroup=6

Reading for pupils 9-11 years

Adventures with Digger and the Gang for ages 9-11

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/digger/7_9entry/7_9.shtml

Read e-books for 9-11 years (please speak to your class teacher if you need a Log in for Oxford Owl)

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/Library/Index/?AgeGroup=7

General KS2  reading websites 

We love the Story Museum website, with 1001 stories to hear and watch. Prepared to be inspired!

http://www.storymuseum.org.uk/

You may also like…

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/english/reading/

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy.html

Magic key reading books – scroll to the end for KS2 books

http://www.magickeys.com/books/

Traditional stories with sequencing activities

http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks1/english/story_telling/index.htm

 

Writing Tips and Games

 

Write on! 

Handy tips on how to write a great story –http://www.midlandit.co.uk/education/writingtips.htm

All the different types of writing; argument, recounts, reports, leaflets, newspapers, story planning and much more on this website!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/english/writing/

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy.html

Find out about writing from the experts … the authors!

http://www.michaelmorpurgo.com/

http://www.roalddahl.com/

http://www.michaelrosen.co.uk/

http://www.jacquelinewilson.co.uk/

 

 

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