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Creative language activities to stretch more able KS2 pupils

The new curriculum places increased emphasis on grammar, punctuation and spelling. But how can you make learning these concepts fun? Rekindle your pupils enthusiasm for language by encouraging them to play with words to extend vocabulary, improve spelling and develop language skills. Try these activities:

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Is it raining where you are? – free gifted teaching resource

It’s raining again, what can we do now?

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Free gifted teaching resource – natural disasters

Man-made and natural disasters seem to be making their way back into the headlines again, forest fires in the UK, tornados in America and the ash cloud from Iceland. Why not use this opportunity to extend your children’s learning in analysis, synthesis and evaluation?

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Free gifted teaching resource – embarrassing poetry

Are you prepared to be embarrassed in front of your class for the sake of literature and your able students?

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Activity of the Day #4

Our Word of the Day posts have now cycled the alphabet twice so we thought it was time to find other ideas to engage your children. We have decided to suggest an Activity of the Day, drawn from our huge bank of resources.

This activity is a Feelings poem. Continue reading

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