General Teacher Resource/Planning Sites
A link to the literacy section of the standards site. See the planning section on this page to find details of the
Primary Framework for Literacy teaching units.
Ready made resources for primary teachers – extremely good if you’re looking for materials to help with
http://www.primaryresources.co.uk A popular website with a wide range of worksheets and PowerPoint presentations for a range of primary subjects.
An excellent website with free resources and links to other educational websites. The interactive section has some
very useful resources for literacy.
The website for the Times Educational Supplement - the free resources section of the website contains thousands of
resources which are updated on a regular basis.
This website is very well organised with lots of useful links for teachers and some free resources.
Sites for Teaching Fiction /Non-Fiction
See the literacy section for short video clips suitable for a range of non fiction units. This site also contains
a wide selection of clips for other subject areas.
This brilliant website is suitable for children who are learning English; the stories and other activities allow EAL
children to access the curriculum.
Select Themes to find a wider range of animated stories suitable for early years and KS1 children.
This American website is very well organised and contains a huge range of texts and activities structured to help
children who are learning to read.
This fun site created by a book-loving teacher contains reviews of range of popular children’s books plus games
Contains free non- fiction texts suitable for KS2.
Contains lots of information about animals including an A-Z of animals and information about pets. Useful for non-fiction
units of work e.g. report writing.
This website contains information on film making, film trailers (including the latest releases), lots of activities
and useful information -good for creative and visual literacy.
This link takes you to a quirky American site called Wacky Web Tales. The children insert their own words to create
a funny tale - great for revising grammar.
Excellent site containing animated information on how to create movie posters, newspaper reports and comic strips.
Lots of animated myths and legends plus a tool for the children to create their own stories.
This fantastic website is great for research. It contains information on animals, people and places; including photos,
video clips and fact files.
A version of the extensive online encyclopaedia (Wikipedia) specifically designed for schools; great for research –
suitable for upper key stage 2.
An amazing selection of resources suitable for all aspects of primary literacy teaching.
Another site with a great selection of resources suitable for all aspects of primary literacy teaching.
Hundreds of funny poems. See the Poetry Class link for teaching ideas.
Features poet Roger Stevens. See the Teacher Zone – Classroom Resources link for teaching ideas.