Literacy resources for Primary teachers

Download our English and Literacy resources for Early Years, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. We have creative worksheets, powerpoint presentations, activities and games to capture your pupils' interest. All of our resources are created by teachers and published by our editorial team of teachers. 
Writing - transcription

Discover resources on:

  • spelling
  • homophones
  • prefixes and suffixes
  • handwriting.
Writing - composition

Explore resources about:

  • different genres
  • constructing text
  • newspapers
  • letter writing.
Vocabulary, grammar & punctuation

Find resources about:

  • word types
  • vocabulary
  • sentence construction
  • grammar rules.
Reading - word reading

Establish key skills with our activities. Including:

  • word recognition
  • phonetics
  • morphology
  • etymology.
Reading - comprehension

Help your pupils' understanding by:

  • information retrieval
  • text inference
  • deduction
  • dictionary work.
Spoken language
Encourage good communication through:
 
  • drama
  • role play
  • debates
  • presentations.
Bookshelf

Inspire a love of reading with activities on:

  • Oxford tree books
  • much-loved books
  • reading comprehension.
Literacy shop

Support key skills with:

  • posters
  • teaching books with detailed lesson plans
  • teaching packs with structured support.
Interactives

Have fun in the classroom with our games on:

  • phonetics
  • punctuation
  • spelling
  • stories.
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (3)
Advertising (8)
Akimbo and the Elephants by Alexander McCall Smith (2)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (1)
Alliteration (2)
Alphabet (7)
Arguments (11)
Basic punctuation (26)
Biography and autobiography (15)
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell (1)
Books by Anne Fine (5)
Books by Beatrix Potter (6)
Books by Curtis Jobling (1)
Books by Dick King Smith (2)
Books by J.R.R. Tolkien (1)
Books by Janet and Allan Ahlberg (4)
Books by Jeremy Strong (1)
Books by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (4)
Books by Martin Waddell (2)
Books by Megan Rix (4)
Books by Michael Morpurgo (15)
Books by Oliver Jeffers (5)  New resource!
Books by R.J.Palacio (1)
Books by Rick Riordan (2)
Books by Roald Dahl (20)
Character description (23)  New resource!
Charlotte's Web by E.B. White (2)
Complex punctuation (35)
Complex sentences (65)  New resource!
Conjunctions and connectives (11)
Contractions (3)
Debate (4)
The Demon Headmaster by Gillian Cross (1)
Developing vocabulary (14)
Diaries (11)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney (4)
The Diary of Dennis the Menace by Steven Butler (1)
Dictionary work (7)
Different genres – mystery, ghost, fantasy (9)
Direct speech (8)
Drama and role play (17)
Duty Calls series by James Holland (7)
Explanations (3)
Fables (1)
Features of writing (13)  New resource!
The Firework-Maker's Daughter by Philip Pullman (4)
General (8)
Gods and Warriors series by Michelle Paver (1)
Grandpa Chatterji by Jamila Gavin (1)
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift (2)
Handa's Surprise by Eileen Browne (2)
Handwriting (2)
Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling (13)
High frequency/irregular words (25)
Homophones (10)
Inference and deduction (66)
Information retrieval – narrative (34)
Information retrieval – non-fiction (23)
Instructions (24)
The Iron Man by Ted Hughes (2)
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling (1)
Kitty in Boots by Beatrix Potter (1)
Knights of the Borrowed Dark by Dave Rudden (1)
The Large Family by Jill Murphy (1)
Letter writing (15)
The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis (2)
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (1)
Mog Stories by Judith Kerr (1)
Morphology and etymology (4)
Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens (1)
Myths and legends (4)
Newspapers (20)
Non-chronological reports (44)
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens (1)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 1 stories (10)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 1+ Floppy's Phonics (7)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 1+ stories (7)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 2 Floppy's Phonics (6)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 2 stories (6)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 3 Floppy's Phonics (6)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 3 stories (4)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 4 Floppy's Phonics (7)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 4 stories (5)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 5 Floppy's Phonics (5)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 5 stories (6)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 6 stories (12)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 7 stories (11)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 8 stories (12)
Oxford Reading Tree Stage 9 stories (12)
Persuasive writing (15)
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster (1)
Phonics (91)  New resource!
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning (9)
Play scripts (8)
Poem based resources (18)  New resource!
Poems on a theme (32)
Poetry - creating images (9)  New resource!
Poetry - exploring form (19)
Poetry - exploring rhythm and rhyming (26)
Prefixes and suffixes (11)
Presentations (6)
Recounts (8)
Review resources (2)
Settings (6)
Simple sentences (52)
Spelling for beginners (59)  New resource!
Spelling for older learners (55)
Stories which raise issues and dilemmas (3)
Stories with familiar settings (5)
Structuring plots and planning (33)
Syllables (1)
Synonyms and antonyms (12)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (1)
The BFG by Roald Dahl (1)
The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands (1)
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (1)
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (1)
The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum (1)
Traditional stories (28)
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (1)
The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler by Gene Kemp (9)
Verb tenses (11)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (1)
We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen (1)
Weslandia by Paul Fleischman (1)  New resource!
The Whales' song by Dylan Sheldon and Gary Blythe (1)
Whiff by Ian Whybrow (1)
Word classes (31)
Word classes (3)
Word classes (31)
Word classes (3)
Word classes (31)
Word classes (3)
Word classes (31)
Word groups (18)
Works by Shakespeare (5)

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