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The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who provide schools with support, advice and training. Our high quality resources are designed to support teachers with the delivery of the primary English curriculum.

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The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who provide schools with support, advice and training. Our high quality resources are designed to support teachers with the delivery of the primary English curriculum.
English Home Learning - Year 5
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English Home Learning - Year 5

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High-quality English resources for reading and writing home learning to meet the demands placed upon schools due to school closures or year groups having to isolate. The pack provides everything you will need to provide 10 sessions of home learning. The activities are based around the Grimm’s fairytale ‘Hansel and Gretel’ and cover writing and reading skills for year 5. These units are also perfect for pupils absent from school or to support learning as a homework package. • Engaging reading and writing activities to last for 2 weeks • High quality texts included in the package • Supportive subject knowledge for parents • Short bursts of independent activities clearly linked to key skills Objectives: Reading Evaluate authors’ language choice, including figurative language Summarise the main ideas from more than one paragraph Writing Use expanded noun phrases to convey complicated information concisely Describe settings, characters and atmosphere Integrate dialogue to convey character and advance the action Use of inverted commas and other punctuation to punctuate direct speech
Literacy learning from home - Year 6
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Literacy learning from home - Year 6

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A selection of materials to engage Y6 children in writing activities when working from home in the event of school closure due to the Coronavirus outbreak. These are available to download free of charge. We hope that you find these resources useful. For each year group we have created a selection of spelling activities along with writing activities linked to a variety of engaging themes. Some require pupils to complete their own research to use in their own writing and others use images and video clips to inspire. The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who provide schools with support, advice and training. Please get in touch via our social media if there are any additional resources you would like us to look into producing during this period of uncertainty.
Learning from home - Year 4
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Learning from home - Year 4

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A selection of materials to engage Y4 children in writing activities when working from home in the event of school closure due to the Coronavirus outbreak. These are available to download free of charge. We hope that you find these resources useful. For each year group we have created a selection of spelling activities along with writing activities linked to a variety of engaging themes. Some require pupils to complete their own research to use in their own writing and others use images and video clips to inspire. The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who provide schools with support, advice and training. Please get in touch via our social media if there are any additional resources you would like us to look into producing during this period of uncertainty.
English learning from home - Year 7 & Year 8
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English learning from home - Year 7 & Year 8

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A selection of materials to engage Y7 and Y8 pupils in writing activities when working from home in the event of school closure due to the Coronavirus outbreak. These are available to download free of charge. We hope that you find these resources useful. For each year group we have created a selection of writing activities linked to a variety of engaging themes and texts studied in school. Some require pupils to complete their own research to use in their own writing and others use images and video clips to inspire. The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who provide schools with support, advice and training. Please get in touch via our social media if there are any additional resources you would like us to look into producing during this period of uncertainty.
Literacy learning from home - EYFS
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Literacy learning from home - EYFS

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A selection of materials to engage early years children in literacy and phonics activities when working from home in the event of school closure due to the Coronavirus outbreak. These are available to download free of charge. We hope that you find these resources useful. For each year group we have created a selection of spelling activities along with writing activities linked to a variety of engaging themes. Some require pupils to complete their own research to use in their own writing and others use images and video clips to inspire. The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who provide schools with support, advice and training. Please get in touch via our social media if there are any additional resources you would like us to look into producing during this period of uncertainty.
Spelling and Phonics at home - EYFS
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Spelling and Phonics at home - EYFS

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A selection of materials to engage Early Years children in phonics activities when working from home in the event of school closure due to the Coronavirus outbreak. These are available to download free of charge. We hope that you find these resources useful. For each year group we have created a selection of spelling activities along with writing activities linked to a variety of engaging themes. Some require pupils to complete their own research to use in their own writing and others use images and video clips to inspire. The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who provide schools with support, advice and training. Please get in touch via our social media if there are any additional resources you would like us to look into producing during this period of uncertainty.
Literacy learning from home - Year 5
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Literacy learning from home - Year 5

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A selection of materials to engage Y5 children in writing activities when working from home in the event of school closure due to the Coronavirus outbreak. These are available to download free of charge. We hope that you find these resources useful. For each year group we have created a selection of spelling activities along with writing activities linked to a variety of engaging themes. Some require pupils to complete their own research to use in their own writing and others use images and video clips to inspire. The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who provide schools with support, advice and training. Please get in touch via our social media if there are any additional resources you would like us to look into producing during this period of uncertainty.
Year 4 - Literacy Learning from Home: Poetry
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Year 4 - Literacy Learning from Home: Poetry

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A selection of materials to engage Year 4 children with speaking, listening and writing activities linked to learning poetry when working from home in the event of school closure due to the Coronavirus outbreak. These are available to download free of charge. We hope that you find this resource useful. In addition, for each year group we have created a selection of spelling, writing and poetry activities linked to a variety of engaging themes. Some require pupils to complete their own research to use in their own writing and others use images and video clips to inspire. The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who provide schools with support, advice and training. Please get in touch via our social media if there are any additional resources you would like us to look into producing during this period of uncertainty.
Year 6 - Literacy Learning from Home: Poetry
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Year 6 - Literacy Learning from Home: Poetry

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A selection of materials to engage Year 6 children with speaking, listening and writing activities linked to learning poetry when working from home in the event of school closure due to the Coronavirus outbreak. These are available to download free of charge. We hope that you find this resource useful. In addition, for each year group we have created a selection of spelling, writing and poetry activities linked to a variety of engaging themes. Some require pupils to complete their own research to use in their own writing and others use images and video clips to inspire. The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who provide schools with support, advice and training. Please get in touch via our social media if there are any additional resources you would like us to look into producing during this period of uncertainty.
Spelling and phonics from home - Year 2
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Spelling and phonics from home - Year 2

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A selection of materials to engage Y2 children in phonics and spelling activities when working from home in the event of school closure due to the Coronavirus outbreak. These are available to download free of charge. We hope that you find these resources useful. For each year group we have created a selection of spelling activities along with writing activities linked to a variety of engaging themes. Some require pupils to complete their own research to use in their own writing and others use images and video clips to inspire. The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who provide schools with support, advice and training. Please get in touch via our social media if there are any additional resources you would like us to look into producing during this period of uncertainty.
EYFS - Literacy learning from home: Rhymes
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EYFS - Literacy learning from home: Rhymes

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A selection of materials to engage early years children with speaking, listening and writing activities linked to learning rhymes when working from home in the event of school closure due to the Coronavirus outbreak. These are available to download free of charge. We hope that you find these resources useful. For each year group we have created a selection of spelling, writing and poetry activities linked to a variety of engaging themes. Some require pupils to complete their own research to use in their own writing and others use images and video clips to inspire. The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who provide schools with support, advice and training. Please get in touch via our social media if there are any additional resources you would like us to look into producing during this period of uncertainty.
Literacy learning from home - Year 2
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Literacy learning from home - Year 2

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A selection of materials to engage Y2 children in writing activities when working from home in the event of school closure due to the Coronavirus outbreak. These are available to download free of charge. We hope that you find these resources useful. For each year group we have created a selection of spelling activities along with writing activities linked to a variety of engaging themes. Some require pupils to complete their own research to use in their own writing and others use images and video clips to inspire. The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who provide schools with support, advice and training. Please get in touch via our social media if there are any additional resources you would like us to look into producing during this period of uncertainty.
Literacy learning from home - Spelling Y5/6
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Literacy learning from home - Spelling Y5/6

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A selection of materials to engage Y5 and Y6 children in spelling activities when working from home in the event of school closure due to the Coronavirus outbreak. These are available to download free of charge. We hope that you find these resources useful. For each year group we have created a selection of spelling activities along with writing activities linked to a variety of engaging themes. Some require pupils to complete their own research to use in their own writing and others use images and video clips to inspire. The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who provide schools with support, advice and training. Please get in touch via our social media if there are any additional resources you would like us to look into producing during this period of uncertainty.
Literacy learning from home - Year 3
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Literacy learning from home - Year 3

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A selection of materials to engage Y3 children in writing activities when working from home in the event of school closure due to the Coronavirus outbreak. These are available to download free of charge. We hope that you find these resources useful. For each year group we have created a selection of spelling activities along with writing activities linked to a variety of engaging themes. Some require pupils to complete their own research to use in their own writing and others use images and video clips to inspire. The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who provide schools with support, advice and training. Please get in touch via our social media if there are any additional resources you would like us to look into producing during this period of uncertainty.
English Home Learning - Year 6
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English Home Learning - Year 6

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High-quality English resources for reading and writing home learning to meet the demands placed upon schools due to school closures or year groups having to isolate. The pack provides everything you will need to provide 10 sessions of home learning. The activities are based around our texts ‘Martha’s Suitcase’ and ‘The Amazing Rhinoceros’ and cover writing and reading skills for year 6. These units are also perfect for pupils absent from school or to support learning as a homework package. • Engaging reading and writing activities to last for 2 weeks • High quality texts included in the package • Supportive subject knowledge for parents • Short bursts of independent activities clearly linked to key skills Objectives: Reading Distinguish between fact and opinion Summarise the main ideas from more than one paragraph Writing Enhance meaning through selecting appropriate grammar and vocabulary Use modal verbs and adverbs to indicate degrees of possibility Use brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis
English Home Learning - Year 4
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English Home Learning - Year 4

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High-quality English resources for reading and writing home learning to meet the demands placed upon schools due to school closures or year groups having to isolate. The pack provides everything you will need to provide 10 sessions of home learning. The activities are based around the text ‘Magical Places’ (containing extracts from classic novels The Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan) and cover writing and reading skills for year 4. These units are also perfect for pupils absent from school or to support learning as a homework package. • Engaging reading and writing activities to last for 2 weeks • High quality texts included in the package • Supportive subject knowledge for parents • Short bursts of independent activities clearly linked to key skills Objectives: Reading Draw inferences (inferring characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions); justify with evidence Discuss words and phrases that capture the reader’s interest and imagination Identify main ideas from paragraphs Writing Use Standard English forms for verb inflections Indicate possession by using the possessive apostrophe with plural nouns Recognise the difference between plural and possessive ‘s’
English Home Learning - Year 2
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English Home Learning - Year 2

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High-quality English resources for reading and writing home learning to meet the demands placed upon schools due to school closures or year groups having to isolate. The pack provides everything you will need to provide 10 sessions of home learning. The activities are based around our text ‘All about Cats’ and cover writing and reading skills for year 2. These units are also perfect for pupils absent from school or to support learning as a homework package. • Engaging reading and writing activities to last for 2 weeks • High quality texts included in the package • Supportive subject knowledge for parents • Short bursts of independent activities clearly linked to key skills Objectives: Reading Answer and ask questions Read non-fiction books that are structured in different ways Explain and discuss their understanding of books, poems and other material Writing Use co-ordination (and/but) Add ‘-ly’ to turn adjectives into adverbs Use commas to separate items in a list
English Home Learning - Year 1
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English Home Learning - Year 1

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High-quality English resources for reading and writing home learning to meet the demands placed upon schools due to school closures or year groups having to isolate. The pack provides everything you will need to provide 10 sessions of home learning. The activities are based around the fairytale of ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ and cover writing and reading skills for year 1. These units are also perfect for pupils absent from school or to support learning as a homework package. • Engaging reading and writing activities to last for 2 weeks • High quality texts included in the package • Supportive subject knowledge for parents • Short bursts of independent activities clearly linked to key skills Objectives: Reading Become familiar with key stories, fairy stories and traditional tales Retell stories and consider their particular characteristics Make inferences on the basis of what is being said and done Participate in discussion about what has been read to them Writing Join words using and Punctuate sentences using a capital letter and a full stop Use capital letters for names of people Sequence sentences to form short narratives (link ideas or event by pronoun)
English Home Learning - Year 3
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English Home Learning - Year 3

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High-quality English resources for reading and writing home learning to meet the demands placed upon schools due to school closures or year groups having to isolate. The pack provides everything you will need to provide 10 sessions of home learning. The activities are based around our text ‘The Snow Child’ and cover writing and reading skills for year 3. These units are also perfect for pupils absent from school or to support learning as a homework package. • Engaging reading and writing activities to last for 2 weeks • High quality texts included in the package • Supportive subject knowledge for parents • Short bursts of independent activities clearly linked to key skills Objectives: Reading Draw inferences (inferring characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions) and justify with evidence Discuss words and phrases that capture the Writing Use conjunctions and adverbs to express time, place and cause Use a or an according to whether the next word begins with a vowel or consonant In narratives, create characters, settings and plot Use inverted commas to punctuate direct speech
Reading and Writing Home Learning for EYFS
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Reading and Writing Home Learning for EYFS

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High-quality English resources for reading and writing home learning to meet the demands placed upon schools due to school closures or year groups having to isolate. The pack provides everything you will need to provide 10 sessions of home learning. The activities are on the theme of ‘Minibeasts’ and cover writing, reading and communication and language skills for early years 40-60 months. These units are also perfect for pupils absent from school or to support learning as a homework package. • Engaging reading and writing activities to last for 2 weeks • High quality texts included in the package • Supportive subject knowledge for parents • Short bursts of independent activities clearly linked to key skills Objectives covered: Reading Hear and say the initial sound in words Link sounds to letters, naming and sounding the letters of the alphabet Begin to read words and simple sentences Read some common irregular words (‘tricky words’) Writing Begin to break speech down into words Segment the sounds in simple words and blend them together (Write CVC words) Write labels and captions