News Tagged 'literacy'

Five Card Flickr

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Five Card FlickrFive Card Flickr is a story making app which is great fun, poses a challenge, can have amazing results and leads to creative, imaginative story making.

The app draws upon collections of photos specified by  tags in flickr.  The person making a choice is given five random photos each time they make a selection. The writer’s task is ...

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Creative Writing Competition

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Harper Collins Children’s Books are running a creative writing competition right now!Creative Writing Competition

“For a chance to win, all your class needs to do is work together to create one story, in 250 words or less, and enter their creative writing into the form below!

We’ve got loads of lesson plans to help you and your class learn all ...

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Read Aloud Day

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Read Aloud DayRead Aloud Day February 16 2017. Change the World!

Every year LitWorld calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories. They utilise the combined power of children’s own stories, access to diverse reading and writing experiences – plus peer to peer and adult mentor relationships to improve literacy. They started this project in 2010 and have taken it to 25 countries encouraging literacy on ...

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Serial Mash – Whole School Reading Resources

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Serial Mash is a well developed area of the Purple Mash website which offers a range of books available for the whole primary school age range at a very reasonable price, far less than it would cost to provide new reading books to each class in school!

Serial Mash is “A growing online library of books specifically written for use in ...

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ComicsHead – Comic Creater

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comics-headComicsHead is an easy to use comic creator and a self-publishing tool for young children and students.  Children can  create their own comics, storyboards, photo comics and class projects! All it takes is an idea and children can instantly create visually engaging comic strips to share their ideas.

It can also be used by teachers as an engaging classroom tool to make ...

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