Phonics and reading comprehension, writing strategies and more
LetterSchool promotes early literacy and numeracy skills by guiding children to tap, touch, and trace colourful animations. Children learn letter formation, letter sounds and names, spelling, counting, and other preschool and primary skills. This app, which offers a free trial, also does an excellent job of developing fine motor skills and eye-hand coordination
For apple/iPad/iPhone users: a free app by Play Home software; game format in the home, goes through normal things like getting breakfast etc even has a pet dog!
Help for students of all abilities to learn to read, write, spell and type. Resources for children with Dyslexia
For apple/iPad/iPhone users: Phonics program for teaching phonics awareness. words grouped by phonic sound
Make your own word and numbers puzzles - test them out, or ask someone in your home to
Free home learning packs/book and library challenges/quizzes/discussion guides/games and stories written by children for children! You can also now draw/write your own stories, poems, reviews, diaries etc, in the app too
For apple/iPad/iPhone users: Sentence maker: Interactive game that helps children learn how to make and complete their own sentencesch can be a particular challenge for special needs students.
For apple/iPad/iPhone users: practices spellings, offers unique reading and spelling activities: movable alphabet so children can practice creating their own words
Talk for Writing
An engaging teaching framework based on the principles of how children learn, including conferences with Pie Corbett
Literacy - including online books
35,000 children's books to read , unlimited and then with quizzes, questions etc
Download free books - mostly older literary works. Most were published before 1924, with some published in the decades after.
Reasearchify - books to read or listen to
Classic children's books, free to read or listen to - Alice in Wonderland / Wind in the Willows / The Railway Children / The Jungle Book / Peter Pan / Black Beauty