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Curriculum Enrichment Links for English

 

Wokingham Library

. Physical resources including books, videos and magazines

. On-line resources including e-books and audio books

. Keep an eye out for author visits or special event days http://www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries/

 

Reading Library

. Physical resources including books, videos and magazines

. On-line resources including e-books and audio books

. Keep an eye out for author visits or special event days

http://www.reading.gov.uk/Libraries/

 

Oxford Owl

. Reading activities

. Support for finding books

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

 

Children’s National Literacy Website

This non-profit organization is dedicated to improving and promoting children’s literacy in child care and home settings. Helpful materials on the National Children’s Literacy Website include general literacy tips, advice on teaching children to read, educational activities, story-time tips, and links to additional resources.

http://www.child2000.org/lit-tips.htm

 

Literacy Zone

Created by Woodlands Junior School in the UK, Literacy Zone offers online literacy games and activities to help children improve spelling, grammar, punctuation, and writing skills

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/literacy/

 

Storynory

This site publishes a new audio story each week. Storynory offers both classic stories and original tales that have been adapted from stories around the world.

https://www.storynory.com/

 

Books For Topics

This website helps you find books for topics, year groups or key stages.

https://www.booksfortopics.com/

 

Other Ideas:

. Storycubes – dice with pictures that you can use to tell a story verbally

. Go to art galleries, museums or other places of interest and discuss what you see

. Make your own comic book

. Watch short film clips and discuss, using comprehension-style questions