Writing and Text

Traditional Stories and Fairy Tales
Fairy Tale Land – Choose from a number of fairy tales to read online.
The Pied Piper – Read through the verses of this story with accompanying activities.
The Gingerbread Man – A clear, well illustrated version of the story.
Goldilocks and the Three Bears – A clear, well illustrated version of the story with sound.
Storyteller videos – Choose from a range of traditional tales and watch the storyteller share.

Writing Stories
Jumbled Story Starters – Spin the levers to reveal a strange story starter that you could use to write about.
Settings – Choose a setting and use the prompt to start your story.
Characters – Choose a character that you would like to write about.
Story Plant – Grow your own plant from the story.
Story Planning – Play through the games to improve your understanding of story planning.
Beginning and Ending – Choose a theme and then choose beginnings and endings to build a story.

Myths
Myth Brainstorming Machine – Use the machine to help you come up with ideas to write your own myth.

Dialogue
Superhero Dialogue – Choose your own superheroes and write dialogue for your characters.
Historical Dialogue – Choose your own Victorian characters and write dialogue between them.
Mythical Dialogue – Choose your own mythical characters and write dialogue between them.

Instructions
Instructions – Work through the games to improve your understanding of writing instructions.
Destination Impossible – Follow the instructions to accurately to help each of the characters.
Instructions Quiz – Can you answer the questions about instructions?

Leaflets
Leaflets Game – Work through the games to develop your understanding of how to write a leaflet.

Poems
Poetry Game – Work through the games to develop your understanding of poetry.
Theme Poems – Choose a theme and use the support to create your own poem.
Read Poems Online (KS1) – Four poems to choose from with optional sound.
Create a Monster Poem – Write in your own words to complete the poem about your monster.
Shape Poem – Write your own poem in the shape of a diamond.

Letters
Letter Generator – Learn about the parts of a letter and how to write your own.
Writing a Letter – Work through the games to develop your understanding of how to write a letter.

Newspapers
Newspapers – Work through the games to develop your understanding of newspapers.
Newspaper Quiz – Are you confident about newspapers? Try the quiz to see how much you know!

Recounts
Recounts – Work through the games to develop your understanding of writing a recount.
Recounts from WW2 – Read through recounts from World War 2 and answer the questions.
Recount Quiz – Do you feel confident about recounts? Test your knowledge here.

Argument
Arguments – Work through the games to develop your understanding of arguments.
Arguments Quiz – Do you feel confident about arguments? Test your knowledge here.

Alliteration
Alliteration Lever – Pull the lever to see different examples of alliteration.

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