English Resources

Useful Websites
 

Useful websites to provide information for parents and support your child to learn English.

SPaG.com - provides KS1 and KS2 practice punctuation & grammar tests. Plus 80 additional tests covering grammar objectives for every year group

https://www.spag.com/

Top 100 books Primary – up to Year 6

https://ouroms.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/top-100-must-read-books-primary.pdf

 

Top 100 books Secondary - up to Year 11 and beyond

https://ouroms.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/top-100-must-read-books-secondary.pdf

 

Spelling, grammar and punctuation word mat

https://ouroms.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/spag-glossary-placemat.pdf

 

Parent Guide to Accelerated Reader

https://resources.renlearnrp.com/UK/AcceleratedReader/RPRTParentsGuideToARUK.pdf

 

Accelerated Reader Book Find

http://www.arbookfind.co.uk/default.aspx?client=HomeConnectUK

 

Read Write Inc Fresh Start information

https://ruthmiskin.com/en/programmes/fresh-start/

 

Spellzone

https://www.spellzone.com/

 

Other useful websites:

http://www.roalddahl.com/ Click on ‘The Man’ and then on ‘Roald Dahl Biography’

Short biographies of Michael Morpurgo:

http://michaelmorpurgo.com/about-michael-morpurgo

Interviews with the authors

http://www.roalddahl.com/ Click on ‘The Man’ and then ‘An interview with Roald Dahl’

http://www.teachersmedia.co.uk/videos/michael-morpurgo An interview video with Michael Morpurgo

http://www.michaelrosen.co.uk/ - This is his official site with a biography and several radio interview links

http://www.writewords.org.uk/interviews/michael_rosen.asp - An interview with Michael Rosen

http://childrenspoetryarchive.org/poet/michael-rosen - Michael Rosen

http://www.rogermcgough.org.uk/ - Roger McGough’s official website

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/

http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/mystery-cube-

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/english/spelling_grammar/paragraphs/quiz/q22006129/

 http://www.outlawsandhighwaymen.com/rant.htm A ballad about Dick Turpin

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canterbury_Tales Details about The Canterbury Tales

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scheherazade Details about the One Thousand and One Nights stories

http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/lang1k1/tale15.htm Slightly different versions of the Sinbad the Sailor stories

http://www.storybookcastle.com/stories/stories/?source_file=the_seven_voyages_of_sinbad Written version of Sinbad the Sailor stories

http://shakespeare-online.com/biography/wordsinvented.html. Shakespeare

http://www.bbc.co.uk/drama/shakespeare/60secondshakespeare/index.shtml. Shakespeare plays