English for Children

Reading

Looking for ideas for reading- maybe you want to read something alongside your Bug book reading scheme. Well here are some ideas:

  • Why not read a section of the newspaper or the newsround website (FirstNews is an excellent newspaper made espcially for children)
  • Read an interesting article on-line
  • Read a bedtime story to your younger brother or sister
  • Visit the local library and explore the wide range of books they have available
  • Why not download an e-book
  • Go to this website:https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/ it is full of recommendations for children of all ages and you can also download extracts of some of the books to get a taster.

Writing

Are you working towards earning a pen? If so use this letter formation guide to help improve your letter formation:

Are you an aspiring author- if so why not enter a competition and show off what you can do. Go to these websites to find information about writing compeitions you can enter

https://schoolreadinglist.co.uk/competitions-for-children/childrens-writing-competitions/ 

https://www.youngwriters.co.uk/competitions/other.php

Spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG)

Want to practice and improve your SPaG skills. If so why not have a go on some of the games below:

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-gram

https://gb.education.com/games/grammar/mar

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/topics/zhrrd2p