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English and literacy resources, essential reading and enrichment opportunities

 

Become an expert in phonics:  The best place to start to help you read and spell accurately.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/reading-schemes-oxford-levels/read-write-inc-phonics-guide/ 

Phonics lessons on Facebook and YouTube; three short Speed Sound lessons every day.

 

Read eBooks and listen to audiobooks:

 

Oxford Owl:  Put everything you’ve learned in your phonics lessons into practice here with matched books

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/school-closure-resources/

 

British Library Children’s Books: Explore centuries of stories, poems and illustrations.

https://www.bl.uk/childrens-books/#

 

Audible Stories:  Listen to great books.

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

 

Read the news:

 

News in Levels: Test your level and access news in a level that’s appropriate for you.

https://www.newsinlevels.com/

 

First News:  UK’s national newspaper for young people.

https://www.firstnews.co.uk/

 

The Happy Newspaper:   A newspaper to celebrate all that is good in the world.

https://thehappynewspaper.com/

 

Activities:

 

BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons: Three new lessons every weekday with videos, activities and more.  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/z4kw2hv

 

Zone In: National Literacy Trust:  Three new challenges and exclusive videos from special guests each week.  https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/zone-in/

 

Oak National Academy:  An online classroom where you can access English work for your year group (or a different year if you prefer!)  https://www.thenational.academy/

 

BBC Skillswise:  A collection of resources designed to improve your English, including sections on reading, writing, spelling, word grammar, sentence grammar and speaking and listening.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/skillswise/english/zjg4scw

 

Scholastic:  Every day there is a mini lesson that includes a story, a video and an activity.

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome/grades-1-2.html

 

Cambridge English:  85 online activities that will benefit your reading, writing and language development.  Choose the skill you want to improve and the level that’s right for you.

https://www.cambridgeenglish.org/learning-english/

 

Spelling:  Choose a spelling rule then choose to either practise the spelling or take a test with those words.

https://spellingframe.co.uk/


 
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