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

Spelling PPTs for KS2

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