Primary Language

Spelling Rules!

 

About the series:

Teachers can feel confident when using this outstanding resource as it provides strategies to move spelling from the working memory to the long term memory – making spelling stick.

 

At a Glance:

  • a whole-school, sequential programme that takes a phonemic approach – it focuses on known sounds and letter patterns when introducing spelling rules
  • an approach that allows students to develop different kinds of spelling knowledge so that they learn to spell while also increasing their vocabulary
  • quirky and fun illustrations
  • reflection boxes that allows students to assess their progress

 

Grammar rules!

 

About the series:

Grammar Rules! provides a context-based approach, demonstrating how grammar works at the word, sentence and text levels to communicate and make meaning

 

At a Glance:

  • a sequential, whole-school programme that is systematic and fun
  • each unit covers a range of informative, imaginative and persuasive texts and is based on a model text that establishes the context for the grammar focus
  • allows students to understand how to use grammar when constructing their own texts and responding to the texts of others in the real world

 

Macmillan Writing Prompts Boxes

 

About the series:

The inspiring activities in these fantastic boxes will challenge and encourage all students to write.

 

At a Glance:

  • ideal for independent writing or as the basis for whole-class teaching
  • themed writing prompt cards divided into Imaginative, Persuasive, Informative and Helping Hand tabbed sections cover all the types of text within the curriculum.

 

Handwriting Rules!

 

About the series:

Setting itself apart, this series fully integrates handwriting skills with other areas of the English curriculum: spelling and phonics, vocabulary, grammar. punctuation and aspects of literature.

 

At a Glance:

  • combines multi-sensory and cognitive approaches, via chants and patter rhymes
  • assists to embed letter formation in the motor memory