This KS2 section is split into important aspects of the English curriculum including speaking and listening, handwriting and drama. Children also have the opportunity to take the online @school assessment tests to see how well they are doing with English.
The main part of English is literacy, consisting of Word Level including phonics, word recognition, spelling, dictionary work, and various texts; Sentence Level including grammar and punctuation, looking at adjectives, adverbs, capital letters, nouns, prepositions, pronouns, sentences, syntax, and verbs; Text Level including writing, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, plays, and different texts. The @school activities are in an interactive, online test, or printable format, bringing a different dynamic to the subject.
3D Thesaurus - By clicking on words, you follow a thread of meaning, creating a map of linguistic association.
Alphabetical Order - Level 3 - Interactive quiz about finding relevant information quickly.
Alphabetical Order - Year 3 (1) - Online activity about placing words in alphabetical order
Alphabetical Order - Year 3 (2) - Online activity about placing words in alphabetical order
Cambridge Dictionary - Online Cambridge dictionary.
Contents of a book - Interactive activity where you will look at the contents page in a book and answer questions.
Dictionaries - Links to different dictionaries
Dictionary Definitions - Interactive activity to find the correct definition of words
Dictionary Quiz - Interactive revision quiz about reading
Dictionary Work - Year 4 - Interactive activity to order words alphabetically.
Interactive Dictionary - Little Explorers picture dictionary with links from Enchanted Learning.
Oxford English Dictionary - The internets biggest most prestige-laden reference book - Subscription site
Revision Bite – Dictionaries - Online fact sheet about reading from the BBC
Rhymezone - An online dictionary to find definitions, rhyming words, antonyms and more
Rhyming Dictionary - An easy to use dictionary which will locate rhyming words.
Roget's Thesaurus - Search the headwords or full text of Rogets Thesaurus
Thesaurus - An online version of Rogets Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases.
Thesaurus Work - Classroom activity from Primary resources. Encourages you to find alternative words to ones you use.
Types of Dictionaries – Phrases - Interactive activities about different types of dictionaries
Word order - Interactive test about words in alphabetical order.
Word Origins - Interactive activity to use a dictionary of etymology to find word origins
Word Origins - Interactive activity to learn about words origins and their meanings then use these to make your own new words.
Wordsmyth Dictionary - Online dictionary and thesaurus.