Literacy: Grammar and Spelling

Rhyming 

Looking for that perfect rhyme for your poem? Access an online rhyming dictionary here. Remember to pay attention to the number of syllables in each line of your poem for better flow. 

http://www.poetry4kids.com/rhymes

 

Sentence Types 

Vist this page for a reminder of simple, compound and complex sentences. 

http://www.northwood.org.uk/complex%20sentences.htm

 

 

Speech Marks

http://www.lancsngfl.ac.uk...speech marks - Need some practise with your speech marks? Have a go on here, print your page and bring it in for me to check. You will be a wizz in no time!

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/...spelling - A key stage 2 revision and recap resource for English spelling.

 

 

Grammar

http://www.funbrain.com/grammar/ - Can you find the different words and feed the gorillas?

 

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/literacy/index.htm - A Variety of fun English Games and Activities to help improve English Skills in easy to read format and navigation from Woodlands Junior School

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/english/reading/ - KS2 English activities, games, tests and notes on non fiction texts, including adverts, dictionaries and poetry. Learn how to look at language, layout and meaning.

 

 

Need help with your spelling? Take a look at these links to pages filled with information and activities which will help you.

 

 

 

 http://www.timesspellingbee.co.uk/Training/SpellingChallengeMini.aspx - Spelling Challenge Mini - Times Spelling Bee - Lots of activities based on spelling

 

 

 

Apostrophes

 

http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/match/dragflip.asp?filename=jwildecontraction2 - A contraction is where letters are missed and an apostrophe is used instead. How good are you at using them?

 

 

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/grammar/punctuation/apostrophes/ - Improving your punctuation and writing using apostrophes. Can you complete the quiz?

 

  

 

Plurals

 

http://www.mcwdn.org/grammar/endinges.html - Forming the plural with es

 

 

 

Letter Strings 

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/spelling/recognising/letterpatterns/index.shtml- We know that recognising common letter strings can help us to spell. Can you complete the activities and brush up on your letter strings?

 

 

 

Homophones

 

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/adventure/grammar5.htm - Can you match the homophones to win the game?!!