Games and activities
A selection of quick fire activities suitable for use in plenary or as five minute time fillers.
Quickfire activities and games.
A sentence openers game and a board game based on the Fiery Ideas ‘complication’ software.
Designed to be put up on IWB at start of day or printed off as cards for early finishers.
Extracts from children’s literature for VCOP activities and guided reading.
A collection of well explained ideas to develop use of VCOP.
PowerPoint using the superhero characters going through the different ways to open a sentence.
Display incorrect sentences and children have to say how Dr Punctuation will cure them.
Strategies for immediate impact on writing standards.
Pictures of the VCOP superheroes to make up a dice. Roll to challenge children to make a sentence focusing on that element.
A fun activity involving a bat and soft ball.
Displays, mats and stickers
For your literacy display, these connectives are split by type and example of use.
Printable mats with pyramids for KS1 and KS2, plus an extra mat with a selection of useful writing tips.
Openers displayed on doors and connectives displayed on chain links, for a colourful display.
Building on the superhero theme for VCOP, here are details of each superhero’s special powers.
Fans to print off and use in conjunction with punctuation pyramids or as a standalone resource for whole class teaching.
Red hot sentences - tips on how to make sentences outstanding.
Inspiring cartoon super hero characters for classroom displays.
Clear concise displays, perfect for the literacy wall.
Print and laminate these characters and leave on the tables for inspiration.
Marking stickers using the VCOP superheroes
Superheroes and large VCOP pyramids for displays.
Print out these slips for pupils to fill in for a display. Also in Spanish.
Photos showing how a teacher has used the superheroes for classroom displays.
Pyramid to cut out and assemble for tables during literacy activities.
A list of editable wow words for display and group work.
Can be used as individual targets or for a VCOP display.