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READING IDEAS AND SUPPORT
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
Storyline Online is available 24 hours a day for children, parents, caregivers and educators worldwide. Each book includes supplemental curriculum developed by a credentialed elementary educator, aiming to strengthen comprehension and verbal and written skills for English-language learners.
Click the link here to go to the website: https://www.storylineonline.net/library/
SCHOLASTIC are offering free home learning resources to help with the COVID-19 outbreak.
The project and resources have been created with the aim to “keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.”
Phonics Play are offering free access to several wonderful Phonic resources, including interactive games and activities. Use the login details below to access.
Students and parents can use this website to browse a selection of fiction books from both the primary and secondary school libraries and find instructions for how to access these books online for free. There are some eBooks directly available from the site, and there are also sample chapters and extracts to read, with new material added daily.
The website is: www.twomotives.com
Teach Your Monster to Read
Visit https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/ for a variety of resources linked to reading letters, sounds and sentences! There are a range of activities and games that can be accessed from a computer at home. Access to this website is free.
Visit the Parents Hub that has been designed for parents to access from home.
There are a wide range of Literacy activities that can be accessed including sentence writing and reading, as well as other areas of the curriculum, including maths and science.
Explore the Parents Hub here: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/parents
This online platform provides a range of familiar stories that can be read to children. The words to the stories as well as pictures are given – this gives children the opportunity to practise their reading skills as well as giving parents access to stories for reading sessions.
Visit here: http://www.magickeys.com/books/
There are also a range of quizzes available on the site!
ABC Fast Phonics
Visit http://www.abcfastphonics.com/ for some fun, interactive games based on supporting your child’s development within phonics.
For great practise reading, visit Starfall for a selection of word and letter games.
Oliver Jeffers – a book a day
Famous children’s author Oliver Jeffers will be reading a different story every day for all to enjoy.
Tune in here daily to enjoy some of his favourite books.
For the duration of the school closures, Oxford Owl have made many Ebooks available to support your child with reading.
Click this link to brose the different books available.
Extra Reading at home
There are lots of free eBooks to read with your child at home, these can be found by clicking the link below.