SENIOR LITERACY

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This site helps to teach children spelling, sentences, verbs, collective nouns, compound words, singular to plural, story sequencing, alphabetical order and grammar using online games.

GRAMMAR & PUNCTUATION GAMES

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Select between two sentences, which one has the correct use of the comma?

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Poor spelling and grammar can be really confusing! Choose a range of activities to help with spelling and grammar.

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Select from a range of grammar exercises and levels. The exercises cover grammar from commas and irregular verbs, to misplaced and dangling modifiers and working with pronouns.

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A simple game where you help Wilma, Nadim and Floppy win a jewelled question mark by clicking on the question on each screen.

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These activities aim to help students develop an understanding of the use of the apostrophe. The website helps children grasp the concept relatively quickly, by illustrating the job of the apostrophe.

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Our friends, the Grammar Gorillas, need help identifying parts of speech. If you click on the right word in the sentence, our friends get a banana. Choose from beginner or advanced.

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Read the sentences and then put speech marks and commas into them so that they make sense.

READING & WRITING GAMES

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Sink your opponent's ships by answering inference questions correctly.

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Play and read fighting fantasy books online. Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks consist of around 400 short, numbered passages of text. Normally they tell a Tolkein-like story and the reader has the option to decide how they want the story to develop.

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Create your own Lego Star Wars comics with this comic builder.

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Use these webpages to learn about speed reading or skimming a text to get an idea of what is being said. Learn how to scan a text to find a specific piece of information.

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See if you have the skills to win a basketball game! To win you'll have to sink some free throw shots, while at the same time solve a mystery word puzzle.

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Choose a challenge. Then follow the instructions to plot a route on the map that visits the right places in the right order.

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You're Trapped! Play these deductive reasoning games and escape from the tower! Subtitles are available.

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Use these range of webpages to learn writing skills. These BBC pages help you to learn how to write in a way your reader can easily understand what you are trying to tell them.

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Choose from a selection of writing skill activities, from filling in forms to writing letters.

SPELLING & VOCABULARY GAMES

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Select adjacent letters in a grid to select a word. Each time you select a valid word, those letters will ‘pop’ away and new letters will fall to take their place. You have 3 minutes to score as many points as you can.

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Restore power to Maggie’s communicator by mending the circuit. Match prefixes and suffixes with their meaning.

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Click on the bee to make it follow your mouse. Fly to the word that best completes the sentence or matches the definition.

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You need to feed the Bigbots. Click on the word that best completes each sentence and then pull the green knob to control the launcher to feed them their batteries.

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Click on the right answer on the page. For each answer you get right, 10 grains of rice are donated to the United Nations World Food Program.

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Play pinball and at the same time learn new words.

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Play crossword puzzles on a variety of topics. Choose the level of crossword clues.

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Construct words by choosing an ending, then selecting a letter to combine with it to make the words on the word bank list.

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Play Word UnScramble, where you find words in several letters that have been scrambled up on a game board.

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Drag the prefixes to match with their meanings.

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Choose letters that are adjacent to each other to form three or more letter words.

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