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Below you will find a  trove of useful documents to support Challenge in reading and writing as well as a long list of useful online resources: 

Punctuation marks… http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/secondlevel/literacy_and_english/writing/punct uation/play/  

Composition… http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/secondlevel/literacy_and_english/writing/leafle ts_and_posters/play/popup.shtml  

Apostrophes…https://hwb.wales.gov.uk/cms/hwbcontent/Shared%20Documents/VTC/201213/flitwits/eng/literacy//ottozoom-apostrophes/index.html#/otto-zoom--apostrophes  

Apostrophes for possession… https://hwb.wales.gov.uk/cms/hwbcontent/Shared%20Documents/vtc/apostr ophes_possess/eng/Introduction/default.htm  

All round tips about grammar and punctuation… http://www.grammar-monster.com/  

http://www.wiseoldsayings.com/ultimate-word-games-guide.php

Useful Websites for Reading

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/onlinestory.htm

Contains links to interactive books on line-good section on nursery rhymes, greek myths and Xmas stories.

http://www.greatbookstoreadaloud.co.uk

Does what it says on the tin! can access author sites for children to e-mail.

http://www.kidsreview.org.uk

Book reviews written in classroom can be uploaded to this site.

http://www.literacytrust.org.uk/links/webchild.html

Useful site for finding links to other reading sites and specifically Bookbox Writers Toolkit.

http://www.lovereading4schools.co.uk

Template reading list for years 1 to 9 to promote reading.

http://www.readingzone.com/index.php?zone=tz

Useful site for getting to know more about books and authors.

www.wordpool.co.uk 

A site for both children and parents, with advice on choosing books and encouraging reluctant readers.

Poetry

http://www.poetryarchive/poemsHome.do

Excellent site, type in a theme and it will produce a selection of related poems.

http://www.ongoing-tales.com/SERIALS/oldtime?POETRY

Very old fashioned rhymes set to music.

http://www.poetryzone.ndirect.co.uk/content.htm

Good teacher zone with resources, can also send in your class poetry.

http://poetry4kids.com/links.html

Excellent rhyming dictionary, also good teacher resources.

SPaG Online Resources

www.funbrain.com 

www.phonicsplay.co.uk 

www.slimekids.com 

www.spellingplay.co.uk 

www.bbc.co.uk/schools  

www.crickweb.co.uk 

www.funenglishgames.com 

www.topmarks.co.uk  

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize 

http://www.chompchomp.com/ 

www.activelearnprimary.co.uk

http://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/literacy/speller/ 

Handwriting

http://www.teachhandwriting.co.uk/

Speak to your class teacher for more English Challenge Activites such as our writing competitions or our sponsored spell! 

https://www.youngwriters.co.uk/competitions/SA2018/