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2020-2021 English Events

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Reading Opportunities

 

Below are a list of links that you can access to have further books and reading materials whilst you are learning from home

 

RSPB stories for Primary aged children

https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-kids/kids-stories/

 

Download the story of Lucky Duck

https://learningunderlockdown.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/LuckyDuck-Story-Book.pdf

 

Researchify

Have six well-known classics as audiobooks, with a copy of the text (Alice in Wonderland, Wind in the Willows, Railway Children, Jungle Book, Peter Pan, Black Beauty).

https://www.researchify.co.uk/audiobooks.html

 

Some fun activities based on Harry Potter.

https://www.wizardingworld.com/collections/harry-potter-at-home

 

Loads of fun stories from Michael Rosen.

https://www.youtube.com/MichaelRosenOfficial

 

All about Coronavirus for children

https://nosycrowcoronavirus.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/Coronavirus_ABookForChildren.pdf

 

Discovering books in the British Library  –

https://www.bl.uk/childrens-books/themes

 

The Linking network has PPTs to accompany stories – link to audio story in the PPT, which raises questions about the story.

https://thelinkingnetwork.org.uk/resources-2/home-learning-resources/books-4/

 

Poetry workshops.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/search?q=poems

 

Poetry by heart – read a poem a day.

https://www.poetrybyheart.org.uk

 

Poetry timeline – read the poem from that year.

https://www.poetrybyheart.org.uk/ks2-timeline/ 

 

Borrow Box and Libby App, because the local library is open, it’s just online.

https://www.borrowbox.com

https://www.overdrive.com/apps/libby/

Writing Opportunities

 

Below are a list of links that you can access to support original writing whilst you are learning from home

 

Writing prompts.

https://www.puffinschools.co.uk/resource-categories/writing-prompts/

 

Writing your own diary

https://www.ourcoronadiary.com/how-to-join-in

 

British Library projects - Get creative with activities for children of all ages. Invent your own superhero, make a pop-up book and much more.

https://www.bl.uk/childrens-books/themes/all-activities

 

Writing together at home.

https://writing4pleasure.com/supporting-children-writing-at-home/

 

Creative writing ideas.

 https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zkgcwmn

 

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