Michael Rosen -required reading

Wikipaedia calls Michael Rosen “an English children’s novelist and poet, the author of 140 books. He served as Children’s Laureate from June 2007 to June 2009. He has been a TV presenter and a political columnist.” He also wrote some of the funniest poems I have ever read to children. Just get a copy of The Hypnotiser and enjoy!!! Better still, follow this link and enjoy … Read More

It’s good to be back

The never-ending fun and tiredness of the end of term has finally passed and it’s time for a break. Devon, Kent, Yorkshire and Montenegro have been, are and will be hosting Resource Angel this summer. There’ll be angelic tales to tell and celestial rumours to deny… later. In the meantime, it’s good to be back on the blogging front after a month’s gap. On … Read More

Teacher Appreciation Week

Thank you to all our teachers who make such a difference to the life of students every single day across the world!! Resource Angel is proud to announce that we will be taking part in the Teachers Pay Teachers Sale on May 5th-6th. We’re looking forward to seeing you there for you to take advantage of a 20% discount on all of our educational … Read More

Seventh Heaven – 100 ways of saying said

Why do young writers all want to use the word “said”? If they can’t think of any other word then direct them to this list. 7 groups of 14 alternatives to the word “said” plus 2 bonus words adding up to 100 ways of saying said. “Please, don’t ever use that word again!” pleaded Gaby. added admitted advised agreed answered apologized argued asked babbled … Read More

Literacy prediction cards

Prediction Cards. Make a prediction. What do you think will happen next? Why do you think this? Are there any clues in the information? Prediction Cards Asking children to make a prediction informed from the text and encouraging them to use their imagination sounds easy but as teachers we know that the skill needs to be worked on. Panic not. We have 20 prediction cards. Whether you … Read More

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