The children will love this quick writing exercise all about collective nouns.Continue reading “Have Fun With Collective Nouns”
In this post, we are going to look at a poem by Shel Silverstein and give some ideas as to how it might be used.
This gives the children a chance to read some excellent poetry and then study it in detail and use what they discover to write poems of their own.Continue reading “If The World Was Crazy, What Might It Look Like?”
Here is an intriguing game for you to play with your class. It’s all about words and sentences and is great fun!Continue reading “The Game With No Name”
Have you ever heard of Hint Fiction? Read on to find out more about a brand new daily writing challenge.Continue reading “Daily Story Writing Challenge”
What Is Semaphore?
This is a way of sending messages using flags.
These flags are usually square, each one divided diagonally, with each half in two contrasting colours, normally red and yellow.
The name comes from two Greek words: sema, meaning ‘sign’ and phero, meaning ‘to bear’ or ‘to carry’. So, put together, they mean a sign carrier.Continue reading “How To Write Messages In Semaphore”
Anagrams can be great fun to decipher.
Imagine getting the children to combine that fun with the joy of learning their spellings!
These FREE task cards will help you do that.Continue reading “Anagram-azing Spelling Task Cards”
Did you know that in Germany, people hide their knives to make sure none of the returning spirits are harmed – or seek to harm them! Or that originally people carved turnips not pumpkins. Read on to find out more.Continue reading “What Do You Know About Halloween?”
We have some spooktacular writing resources available in the Goodeyedeers Shop. Each one packed with ideas to help you have a great lesson with your children.Continue reading “Three Spine-Chilling Halloween Writing Ideas”
Do you enjoy Christmas riddles or do they drive you mad? In this post we have 21 of our favourite Christmas riddles to share with your class. Have fun!Continue reading “Christmas Riddles to Make You Smile or Groan”
Imagine the day when taking the register in your classroom could be more fun. Read on and you will see how you and your class can create a brand new, personal and fun class register.Continue reading “How To Make Taking The Register More Exciting”
Here is a great idea for you to try out with your class. Take a simple Nursery Rhyme and make it ridiculously long-winded and complicated!Continue reading “Get Your Class To Write Nursery Rhymes For Grown-Ups”