Free Literacy Resources

Below you will find a variety of free resources to support the teaching of reading and writing for primary pupils.

Reading Tasks

Describing Characters

Character Feelings Graph

Diary Entry

Exploring settings

Expressing-opinions

Identifying Non Fiction Text Features

Match-It-non-fiction-game

Reading as a Writer

Speech Bubble

Story Lessons

Thought Bubble

Chapter_analysis Bookmarks

Information Texts Bookmarks

Grammar and Punctuation Guidance

Modal Verbs

Higher Level Punctuation

Grammar and Punctuation Card

Expanded Noun Phrases

Conjuncts

Conjunctions

Commas

Basic Punctuation

Adverbs and Adverbial Phrases

 

Reading Questions Year 3 and 4

Reading Questions Year 3 and 4 Introducing a Novel

Reading Questions Year 3 and 4 Novel Extracts

Reading Questions Year 3 and 4 Introducing Information Books

Reading Questions Year 3 and 4 Information Texts

Reading Questions Year 3 and 4 Reviewing Novels

Reading Questions Year 3 and 4 Persuasive Poster and Leaflets

Reading Questions Year 3 and 4 Poetry

Reading Questions Year 5 and 6

Reading Questions Year 5 and 6 Introducing a Novel

Reading Questions Year 5 and 6 Novel Extracts

Reading Questions Year 5 and 6 Reviewing Novels

Reading Questions Year 5 and 6 Introducing Information Books

Reading Questions Year 5 and 6 Information Texts

Reading Questions Year 5 and 6 Persuasive Posters and Leaflets

Reading Questions Year 5 and 6 Poetry

Spelling Power Points for KS2

Year 3 and 4 Spelling Rules PowerPoint

Year 5 and 6 Spelling Rules PowerPoint

Look Cover Write Check Spelling Sheets for KS2

Look Cover Write Check Sheets Year 3 and 4 Word List

Look Cover Write Check Sheets Year 5 and 6 Word List

Higher Level Vocabulary – Word Mats

Fiction Vocabulary to describe settings, characters and feelings

Fiction Vocabulary to replace said, to connect sentences and to open sentences

Higher Level Vocabulary – Formal Connectives

 

SEN Non-Fiction Writing Frames

Writing Frame to write a recount (SEN)

Writing Frame to create a poster (SEN)

Writing Frame to write an explanation text (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a formal letter (SEN)

Writing Frame to write an informal letter (SEN)

Writing Frame to write instructions (SEN)

Writing Frame to write an interview (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a newspaper report (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a persuasive argument (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a point of view chart (SEN)

Writing Frame to create a poster (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a recount (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a report with three subsections (SEN)

 

SEN Fiction Writing Frames

Writing Frame to write a Dilemma (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Dialogue (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Reading Journal (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Quest myth 1 (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Quest myths 2 (SEN)

Writing Frame to write Quest myths 3 (SEN)

Writing Frame to write Stories from other cultures (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a story with Familiar settings (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a story set in an Imaginary world – plan 1 (SEN)

Writing Frame to write an Imaginary world story 2 (SEN)

Writing Frame to write an Adventure and mystery 1(SEN)

Writing Frame to write an Adventure and mystery 2 (SEN)

Writing Frame to Create a scary story (SEN)

Writing Frame to write Flashback stories (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Historical story (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Historical story 2 (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Legend – retell (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Legend story (SEN)

Writing Frame to write a Playscript (SEN)

 

Free PDF sample pages from Book 1

Model Texts for the Primary Classroom 1 (Years 3 and 4 – KS2)

Narrative Texts – Stories with Familiar Settings DAD’S NEW HOUSE

 

Free PDF sample pages from Book 2

Model Texts for the Primary Classroom 2 (Years 5 and 6 – KS2)

Older Literature – ADDING DIALOGUE: GULLIVER’S TRAVELS

Dramatic Conventions – POLAR BEAR MUMS: VIDEO NARRATION

Dramatic Conventions – UK WEATHER FORECAST SCRIPT

Dramatic Conventions – BREKIEBAR RADIO ADVERTISEMENT SCRIPT

Free PDF samples from Understanding Myths and Legends

Stories – The birth of Lord Ganesh

Stories – Daedalus and Icarus

Free PDF samples from Understanding Traditional Tales

Understanding Traditional Stories