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Literacy - Reading

  • Magnifying Glass Game Microsoft Word Document - Ask your children to use a magnifying to find the hidden words and record them on the related sheet. Contributed by Lisa Warner.
  • Magnifying Glass Sheet Microsoft Word Document - Use this sheet to record the words found in the Magnifying Glass game. Contributed by Lisa Warner.
  • Speech, Spelling and Reading Help - Activities to give children help with speech, spelling and reading.
  • Feeling Words - Use clay to help children to feel the shapes of words they are learning.
  • Prediction - Activities to encourage your children to predict when reading and listening to stories.
  • Skimming and Scanning - Fun activities encouraging children to search for specific letter groups.
  • The Magic Book Bag - Use the magic book bag to encourage children to listen carefully when you are reading to them.
  • Cinderella Sequencing Microsoft Word Document - Rearrange these sentences and ask your pupils to sequence them into the correct order. Contributed by Tracey Ibbotson.
  • Sequencing Activity - Children have to put a jumbled poem into the correct order by reading carefully (worksheets provided)
  • Goldilocks Sequencing PDF document - A sequencing activity, based on the well-known story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
  • Alphabetical Order PDF document - PDF containing five lists of Tudor words which children should put into alphabetical order.
  • Ordering Books - A fun test to challenge children's ability to put things into alphabetical order.
  • What does it mean? - A fun game which reinforce meanings of unusual words.
  • Miss out the Vowels! - Write instructions in an unusual way to make children think more carefully!
  • 4R - A practical activity which requires good teamwork and Literacy skills.
  • Dogs Trust English Resources - A variety of reading, writing and drama activities linked to socialisation in dogs.
Dictionary Skills:
  • Dictionary Search - A fun game which encourages use of the dictionary.
  • Are you a Dictionary Whizz? Microsoft Word Document - Different activities to build up dictionary skills. Contributed by Emilie Moon.
  • Dictionary Hunt Microsoft Word Document - Can your pupils find these words in their dictionaries and record the pages they found them on? Contributed by Emilie Moon.
  • Dictionary Definitions - Will your pupils work out the correction definition in this fun dictionary game?
  • Dictionary Game - A great way of encouraging children to familiarise themselves with dictionaries.
  • Alphabetical Order Microsoft Word Document - Put these words into alphabetical order, then make up your own alphabet game. Based on words linked to an Art topic.
Reflecting on Reading:
  • My Favourite Books PDF document - Encourage children to think about their favourite types of books, using this self-evaluation sheet. Contributed by Kirsty Scott.
  • The Book Circle - Share a selection of books, and encourage children to reflect on what they have read.
  • Rewarding Reading - Encourage your children to read more, using this brilliant incentive scheme.
  • Reading around the Solar System - Encourage regular reading with this simple reward strategy.
  • Bookmark Slogans -A selection of slogans which could be used on your own bookmarks.
  • Book Review Microsoft Word Document - Use this book review template to encourage your pupils to evaluate the books they are reading. Contributed by Imam Bendjedidi.
  • Comparing Books Microsoft Word Document - A template that challenges children to review and compare two books. Contributed by Tracy Nicholas.
  • Book Reviews Powerpoint Presentation - A presentation with ideas for writing better book reviews. Contributed by Nicky Dyer.
  • Sustained Silent Reading - Share the enjoyment of reading with this daily activity.

Resources:

Reading Banner
Reading Banner
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We Love Reading Banner
We Love Reading Banner
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The Reading Corner Banner
The Reading Corner Banner
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Our Reading Corner Banner
Our Reading Corner Banner
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The Book Corner Banner
The Book Corner Banner
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Our Book Corner Banner
Our Book Corner Banner
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Drop Everything And Read Poster
Drop Everything And Read Poster
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Drop Everything And Read Poster
Drop Everything And Read Poster
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Drop Everything And Read Poster
Drop Everything And Read Poster
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Drop Everything And Read Poster
Drop Everything And Read Poster
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Everyone Reading In Class Poster
Everyone Reading In Class Poster
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Everyone Reading In Class Poster
Everyone Reading In Class Poster
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