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Reading & Writing

This blog category includes a range of reading and writing teaching resources, ideas and activities that teachers may find useful when teaching children to read and write.

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Reading & Writing

28 Punctuation Resources and Activities

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Fun & Games Reading & Writing

16 Hands On Phonics Games for the Classroom

This blog outlines some fantastic phonics resources and activity ideas that can be used in the classroom environment.

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Hints & Tips Reading & Writing

40 Activities and Ideas to Set up Literacy Groups in Your Classroom

This blog has everything you need to set up your literacy rotations in your classroom! Check it out...

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Hints & Tips Reading & Writing

5 Ways to Spark Imagination in the Classroom Using Writing Prompts

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Reading & Writing

7 Ways to Guide and Inspire Reluctant Boys to Write

7 fantastic ways to encourage and engage reluctant writers in the classroom.

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Reading & Writing

7 Sensational Sentence Structure Resources and Activities

Read this blog for some of our top sentence structure activities.

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Reading & Writing

15 Handy Handwriting Hints and Resources

Some great hints and tips to add to your handwriting program.

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9 Clever and Creative Ways to Use Paddle Pop Sticks in the Classroom
Activities Reading & Writing

9 Clever and Creative Ways to Use Paddle Pop Sticks in the Classroom

9 cheap, fun and effective ways to use paddle pop sticks for hands on activities in the classroom.

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The Fundamental Building Blocks of Teaching Spelling
Reading & Writing

The Fundamental Building Blocks of Teaching Spelling

Developing a spelling program is not about students learning a list of words at home and taking a spelling test every Friday to determine how much they have managed to rote learn. Spelling is more than learning words...it's learning about words (Bush, 2008). Learning about words and how to spell them is not done in one exposure and that's it! It's about multiple, meaningful exposures to the English language.

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Handwriting Blog
Reading & Writing

The Art of Handwriting

Handwriting is an important skill for students to learn at school. Having legible handwriting, along with the use of language conventions, enables a person to record their ideas and communicate effectively with others through written text.

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