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Enhancing Literacy Teaching: The Power of Poetry

Incorporating poetry into literacy teaching can have a profound impact on pupils' language skills and creative thinking. Poetry offers a unique opportunity to explore the power of language and cultivate a deeper understanding and appreciation for its nuances. In this blog, we will explore the benefits of incorporating poetry into literacy teaching and provide practical ways to integrate it into the curriculum. 

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blue read me blog banner 28th Mar 2024

Improving KS1 Reading Comprehension with Graphic Organisers

In today's digital age, where visual content is prevalent, graphic organisers have emerged as powerful tools for enhancing pupils' understanding of texts. In this article, we will explore the benefits of using graphic organisers, provide practical tips on their implementation in the classroom, showcase different types of graphic organisers, and encourage educators to incorporate them into their teaching of reading comprehension. 

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Light Blue Pencil blog banner 26th Mar 2024

Differentiating Literacy Teaching for Diverse Learners

As educators, it is crucial for us to understand the diverse needs of our KS1 literacy learners. In order to provide effective literacy teaching, we must embrace differentiation and tailor our teaching to meet the unique needs of each child. This blog post will explore the importance of differentiating teaching for diverse learners and provide practical strategies for creating inclusive and supportive learning environments. 

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red read me blog banner 21st Mar 2024

5 Exciting Writing Activities for Year One

Are you looking for exciting writing activities to engage your Year One class? Look no further! In this blog, we will explore five fun and interactive activities that will spark creativity and imagination in your pupils while promoting their literacy development. These activities are designed to encourage active participation, enhance language skills, and make learning enjoyable for your young learners.

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Orange read me blog banner 19th Mar 2024

The Power of Engagement: Transforming Key Stage One Literacy

Engagement is crucial in literacy learning, especially for Key Stage One pupils. It sets the foundation for future learning and plays a vital role in improving literacy outcomes. However, engaging children in writing can be challenging for teachers. That's where Mighty Writer comes in - a fun and interactive solution that transforms literacy learning into an enjoyable experience. 

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light blue read me banner 14th Mar 2024

Differentiating Teaching for Gifted Readers in Key Stage One: Strategies for Success

Discover effective strategies for catering to gifted readers in Key Stage One with Mighty Writer. Learn how to create a stimulating learning environment and provide advanced resources to nurture their talents.

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Red pencil blog banner 12th Mar 2024

Mastering Spelling: Teaching Spelling in Primary School

Discover effective tips and strategies for teaching spelling in primary school with Mighty Writer. Help your students develop this essential skill for their literacy journey.

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blue read me blog banner 7th Mar 2024

Creating a Balanced Literacy Program for Key Stage One: A Guide for Literacy Leads

Discover the importance of a balanced literacy program for Key Stage One and learn how to engage and motivate young learners with reading, writing, speaking, and listening activities.📚 Find more Here!

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red read me blog banner 5th Mar 2024

Promoting Cultural Diversity through Literacy in Primary Schools

In today's diverse and interconnected world, it is essential for children to develop an understanding and appreciation for different cultures and traditions. By incorporating diverse literature and stories into the curriculum, we can create a more inclusive and welcoming learning environment that celebrates and values the diversity of our pupils. 

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Blue pencil blog banner 3rd Mar 2024

Developing Critical Thinking Skills Through Literacy Activities

As educators, it is our responsibility to equip our pupils with the ability to think critically and solve problems. One effective way to develop these skills is through engaging literacy activities...

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Orange read me blog banner 13th Feb 2024

Unlocking the Power of Guided Reading in Primary Schools

In primary schools, guided reading is a valuable strategy that helps enhance key stage one pupils’ reading skills. It involves small group teaching, allowing teachers to provide personalised support to each child. Guided reading is an essential component of a comprehensive literacy program and plays a crucial role in fostering a love for reading. 

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Red pencil blog banner 11th Feb 2024

Promoting Literacy in EYFS: Tips for Teachers & Parents

Promoting literacy in EYFS is crucial for children's overall development and future success. As Dr. Seuss once said, 'The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.' Literacy opens doors, expands horizons, and empowers children to communicate, imagine, and explore the world around them. 

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