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Extra English from Mrs Turner

Welcome to Mrs Turner's Extra English Page

I hope you are all safe and well and happy at home. Have a look below at lots of different Reading and Writing activities that will help you maintain and improve your English skills.

 

 

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Click here.  Get your parents to friend and follow this page for links to Reading and Writing activities.  You can also send me work to look at via Facebook Messenger.

Schools' Library Service Easter Competition

Here is our brand new competition for everyone to have a go at over the holidays. Design a book themed Easter egg and submit it to sls@coventry.gov.uk by Friday 30th April to have a chance of winning a very special book signed by the author! Choose any book you want, a favourite from the past or the one you are into right now it is entirely up to you. If you want to you can paint a real egg, draw your own egg or download our template. The design should reflect the book you have chosen but it is up to you how you do this - let your imagination and creativity run wild. Go to our Virtual Reading Club page to download the template and to find links to more Easter reading activities to enjoy. https://www.coventry.gov.uk/slsreadingclub

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Keep up with your Reading and Spelling by tuning into the daily Read Write Inc Phonics videos on YouTube.  Click here

Read Write Inc Speed Sounds

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First News Chlidren's Newspaper - Digital Edition

National Literacy Trust - Virtual School Library

Every week a popular children's author or illustrator will provide you with free books, exclusive videos and their top three recommended reads.

Our Virtual School Library will complement existing school libraries and will ensure that children have access to the magical world of stories all year round, whether they are learning at school or at home.

We’ve worked with brilliant publishers and inspiring authors and illustrators to ensure that the books and activities in our Virtual School Library will support children’s wellbeing through reading.

National Literacy Trust - Words for Life

Whether you're looking for your child to chat, play, read, listen, make or watch, get stuck in with our fun and easy activities for all children aged 0-12.

ELEVENSES with The World of David Walliams

Enjoy listening to David Walliams reading some of his stories by clicking here

Coventry Schools' Library Service have created a special online reading club for every pupil in Coventry to be able to share their reading achievements. There will also be a series of mini challenges that will appear over the next few weeks for you to have a go at. There are also downloadable resources to support reading for pleasure at home and links to online reading reading resources. If you would like some help and advice from our specialist children's librarians on what book to read next then please send your enquiries to their Book Doctor at sls@coventry.gov.uk and the librarians will do their best to recommend some fantastic reads to try.  Click here.

To take part, click here , Pick a book to read using the 'five finger' rule.  Send us a picture or video of the book you are reading as a family for a chance to be featured on the Premier League website!  Share with us @PLCommunities using #PLPrimaryStars or email us at PLPrimaryStars@premierleague.com to get involved.  Take part in our family challenge

Oxford Owl

Oxford Owl has a great selection of books for you to read and share.  You do need to register, but it is FREE! 

 

Books for children aged 5-6, click here

Books for children aged 6-7, click here

Books for children aged 7-9, click here. 

Books for children aged 9-11, click here.    

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Letter Formation in Early Years (Reception) and Key Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2)

Letter Formation in Key Stage 2 (Years 3-6)

Letter Formation Sheets

Grammar

A parents' guide to grammar in Key Stages 1 and 2.

 

 

 

Visit the Pobble 365 website:  A new image is published each day as a basis for creative writing. Story starters, questions and drawing ideas are provided.  Click here

The Write Stuff

Writing lessons with JANE CONSIDINE

Click here.

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