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More than 150 quizzes to check your children acknowledgment

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It is also worth in this page their lovely and clear images. Here you have an  example:

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Jack Prelutsky

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Jack Prelutsky is an American writer of children’s poetry. He lives in Seattle, Washington 

Here some of his poems that you can hear

Here I leave this  nice and great  poem that I recommend you. In this poem you can listen to the writer  with great extra  sounds that I am sure yor children will love.

You can also download the poem

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Here another great poem 

my brother has a habit

From: Jack Prelutsky poem

To encourage children to write poemsJAck prelustky

FromPoetry writing with Jack Prelutsky

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Interactive sites 4 education: Literacy

This a good page with an incredible collection  of fun, educational, interactive games and simulations for , english language apart from other subjects

These activities work great with your SMARTboard or interactive  whiteboard for whole group or small group instruction or use in the computer lab  or at home for individual learning.

Here I leave the ones related with literacy

abcalphabetical ordercapitalisationcompound wordsgrammar

parts of speech

phonemes & words

poetry

punctuation

reading & sight words

rhyming

sentences

spelling

vocabulary

writing

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POETRY-LITERACTIVE -reading on line-

literactive4Literactive is the leading provider of reading material for pre-school, kindergarten and grade 1 students available online.

The program is comprised of carefully levelled guided readers, comprehensive phonic activities and a wealth of supplemental reading material which gradually develop a child’s reading skills in a sequential and enjoyable manner.

Developed and approved by teachers and parents across the United States, Literactive is the acknowledged leader in early learning online. All the material is available for free from literactive but you need to register  that, of course, is also free.

ATTENTION!!! To play the Activities live you need to have the Flash 5 plug-in installed on your computer.
 Click here to go to the Macromedia site and install the Flash 5 plug-in.

In this collection of 13 live  poems you can listen to them, read them along and play games related with each one.

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LITTLE POEMS

Here you have some little poems useful for your classes.

ATTENTION! You can enter Full Screen by clicking at the bottom right circle

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Poetry and Sentences

POETRY

For children from 10 and up. Read the short poem and answer the multiple choice comprehension questions – 3 questions about each verse- Once you have all the questions right you can move on to the next verse. There are 5 verses in all.

Works well on an interactive whiteboard.

________SENTENCES

For children from 10 and up.?A literacy game where you need to join the two sentences with a conjunction to make one sentence. You have to click on the bubble you think has the right conjuction in it. Then click “done” to see if you have chosen ?the right word.

?Make sure you choose the right conjunction.

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Can I have a word? -Poems for your class that you can hear and download

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Has been developped by barbican education. Giving new ideas and resources to inspire creative writing in the classroom. Great newly commissioned poetry from the UK’s leading poets, visual stimuli to fire children’s imagination and suggested activities for teachers to try!

YOU CAN HEAR AND DOWNLOAD THE POEMS AND YOU HAVE SOME MORE RESOURCES!

 

HAVE A LOOK BELOW!

(Personally, I recommend you not to miss the ones related with human body)

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Once you are in the page, if you click on changing voicies you will find 6 poems. And, of course , the pdf that you can download (I leave here a copy in case you want to have a look previously)

Click here for worksheet

 
The poems are:
 
1.- I Am My Balloon, read by Meshack Asare
2.- The Recruit, read by Valerie Bloom
3.- Auntie Marcy’s Season of Magpies, read by Jack Mapanje
4.-They Tried To Look Up Freedom, read by Beverley Naidoo
5.– Hope, read by Olusola Oyeleye
6.-Passive Ressistance in the School, read by Shereen Pandit
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Once you are in the page, if you click on “elementes” you will find 4 poems. And, of course , the pdf that you can download (I leave here a copy in case you want to have a look previously)

Click here for worksheet

 
The poems are:
 
1.- Air , read by Margot Henderson
2.-Bush Fire, read by Jackie Kay
3.– Flicker Licker The Fiery Flame, read by Olusola Oyeleye
4.-Air,read by Michael Rosen
 
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Once you are in the page, if you click on “elementes” you will find 6 poems. And, of course, the pdf that you can download (I leave here a copy in case you want to have a look previously)

Click here for worksheet

 
The poems are:
 
1.- My Nose, read by Valerie Bloom
2.-Haath Milao Let’s Shake On It, read by Debjani Chatterjee
3.– Inside Outside,read by Margot Henderson
4.-Hear, Here, Hear, Here I Amread by Jared Louche
5.-Mothers Nature, read by Rogwer Robinson
6.- Me and You, read by Michael Rosen
 
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Once you are in the page, if you click on “elementes” you will find 7 poems. And, of course, the pdf that you can download (I leave here a copy in case you want to have a look previously)

Click here for worksheet

 
The poems are:
 
1.- Calypso’s song, read by Malika Booker
2.-A letter From Nobody, read by Margot Henderson
3.– Homer Sweet Homer, read by Jared Louche
4.-The Siren’s Call, read by John Mole
5.-From Son To Mother, read by Michael Rosen
6.- Special Delivery, read by Eva Salzman
7.- A Letter With Love, read by Jacob Sam La Rose
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