Writing Prompts with a Visual Twist
Writing Prompts is a Tumblr blog packed full of image-based prompts that can be incorporated into daily and/or creative writing activities. To date, there are 300+ thought provoking ideas in a vari…
Non-Fiction Text Type Posters | Teaching Resources
Non-fiction posters: Clear and concise posters for quick revision on Non-Fiction genres. Also included are some basic information on writing introductions and conclusions.
Literacy help: Alan Peat story bags - How to develop story writing and literacy skills in younger children.
Early on in my teaching career I was introduced to Alan Peat's idea of using story bags to help children write stories. A brilliant idea that really works.
GrammarSongs by Melissa
An innovative and memorable way to teach grammar, reading, and writing skills for K - 5 students through music videos and activities. Covering English Language Arts concepts and Common Core standards, it has proven success in both classroom and home.
Resources for the Classroom
COPS Pyramid (formerly VCOP) (Conjunctions, Openers, Punctuation, Structure and Flow) An updated version of the VCOP pyramid for the English Curriculum from 2014.