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26th October 2012 at 01:00

Give pupils a love of language with these literacy resources:

Michael Morpurgo

The former Children's Laureate explains how he writes stories in a Teachers TV video.

Geraldine the Giraffe

Polish pupils' phonics skills with videos featuring Geraldine and Mr Phonics.

VCOP pack

Activities to encourage pupils to use great vocabulary, connectives and punctuation.

Reading challenge

Encourage pupils to go for gold with this competition.

Hot sentences

Make sure every sentence has a capital letter, full stop, sense and an idea.

Reading: help for home

Inspire parents to ask the right questions when they are listening to their children read.

Fine motor skills

Exercises to help pupils stay in control of their handwriting.


A worksheet explaining the key punctuation signs.

Connective posters

Display these in your classroom to encourage pupils to use connectives.

Grammar cards

Cards to help pupils revise key grammar points.

For these literacy resources and more, check out the TES collection at bit.lytesLiteracy.

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