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Mrs Emily Sweeney

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Graveney Road
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 8QQ

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01622 759864

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Literacy Lovers!

Captal Letters and Full Stops
The aim of this resource pack is to introduce pupils to capital letters and full stops. Activities include matching upper case letters with lower case ones and asking pupils to punctuate sentences correctly.

Word Play
An amusing way to introduce children to verbs. Children can see words behave like their meanings. There are a total of 25 words.

Little Animals Activity Centre
Excellent phonics site. Games where children need to match initial consonant clusters and end clusters. There are three levels of difficulty.

Spellings Checker
An adaptable spelling tool for word level work. It is simple to input the words you want to focus on.

Learn To Read
There are good quality games and animated stories which children can interact with. The children can click on words to see what they say. Excellent for learning the sounds the letters make.

Story Book
Children will love the interactive activities based round the books of popular authors. They can watch and listen to them reading excerpts from their stories and discussing their writing.

Stories and Rhymes
Delightful traditional stories such as Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood and more. Good for comparing different writing styles.

Alphabet
A good demonstration tool to show how letters should be formed and the sounds they make. Each letter is illustrated with a picture which begins with the sound.

The Magic Key
Literacy games set around Oxford Reading Tree characters. Useful for teaching capital letters and full stops.

An Adventure Story
Use this webpage to write your own adventure story, using easy to use drop down boxes. Go on, have a go! Have an adventure!

Word Girl
Explore synonyms with Chuck, the Evil Sandwich Making Guy and Captain Huggy Face!

All About Adjectives
This one does exactly what it says on the tin!  It teaches you how to use adjectives (describing words) to improve your writing.
 
Practise your high frequency words whilst having all the fun of the fair with this virtual coconut shy.

DJ Cow - Funky Phonics
This site is good for children of all ages who want to practise their spellings in a fun and interactive way. A fabulous phonics focus. Complete the wordsearch to make the cow dance. Highly amusing!

Sentences
Practise your typing skills and your sentence writing using this activity. Look and listen carefully to the sentence before tyring to copy it with correct spellings and punctuation. Good luck!

Rocket Words
Can you use your knowledge of homonyms, synonyms and antonyms to successfully build and launch a rocket?

Sentence Detectives
Develop your sentence reading and writing skills with the Sentence Detective. This activity will help you to identify different types of sentences and know when to use each type in your own writing.  

Stories from the Web
Why not try your hand at creative writing? Choose whether to write a poem or a story. You can write about something of your choice or you can finish a story that has been started by somebody else, often a famous children’s author. Let tyour imagination run wild! You can even publish your writing online! 

Don't use Said!
Explore synonyms for ‘said’ to use in your creative writing to make it more exciting.