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Make a hedgehog and complete a story

Make a hedgehog and complete a story

Today you are going to create a character for a story of your own. You can then decide what your character does in the story. Get ready for some prickly fun!
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Working with timelines

Working with timelines

Listen to a story about Sasha's exciting day, then tell a story about a brilliant day you've had in pictures!
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Remembering story facts

Remembering story facts

How good is your memory? Listen to this popular story then see if you can remember some of these facts from the story.
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Suggest the ending of a story

Suggest the ending of a story

Help your child read a text and then imagine how it might continue. They'll be taking their first steps into creative writing and story telling!
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Your 11+ Prep Reading Adventure

Your 11+ Prep Reading Adventure

Reading is an 11+ preparation superpower! Each of the 40 books in our 11+ prep reading adventure has been chosen to act as a story-filled portal to new vocabulary and will help your child get to grips with challenging texts the fun way – no flashcards required!
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Year 6 English Challenge Pack

Year 6 English Challenge Pack

Challenging reading comprehensions and activities for Year 6 readers and writers, designed to stretch your child and offer them the opportunity to explore their year-group topics in greater depth.
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Year 5 English Challenge Pack

Year 5 English Challenge Pack

Challenging reading comprehensions and activities for Year 5 readers and writers, designed to stretch your child and offer them the opportunity to explore their year-group topics in greater depth.
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Year 4 English Challenge Pack

Year 4 English Challenge Pack

Challenging reading comprehensions and activities for Year 4 readers and writers, designed to stretch your child and offer them the opportunity to explore their year-group topics in greater depth.
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Year 3 English Challenge Pack

Year 3 English Challenge Pack

Challenging reading comprehensions and activities for Year 3 readers and writers, designed to stretch your child and offer them the opportunity to explore their year-group topics in greater depth.
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Year 2 English Challenge Pack

Year 2 English Challenge Pack

Challenging reading comprehensions and activities for Year 2 readers and writers, designed to stretch your child and offer them the opportunity to explore their year-group topics in greater depth.
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Year 1 English Challenge Pack

Year 1 English Challenge Pack

Challenging reading comprehensions and activities for Year 1 readers and writers, designed to stretch your child and offer them the opportunity to explore their year-group topics in greater depth.
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Year 6 proofreading: editing and improving

Year 6 proofreading: editing and improving

This information text needs punctuating and dividing into paragraphs. Try to include punctuation marks like semi colons, brackets and dashes, too.
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Year 5 proofreading: formal and informal language

Year 5 proofreading: formal and informal language

Billy has written a letter to try to persuade his local council that a new park is needed in the area. The language is very informal. Do you think his letter will be taken seriously? Your task is to keep the ideas in the letter the same but rewrite it using the more appropriate formal language that is needed when writing a persuasive letter to someone you don’t know.
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Year 4 proofreading: organising information into paragraphs

Year 4 proofreading: organising information into paragraphs

Paragraphs are used to split writing into sections; each paragraph is about a different topic. Can you cut out these sentences and organise them into paragraph groups?
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Proofreading: adding brackets worksheet

Proofreading: adding brackets

Can you edit and improve each of these sentences by adding brackets (also called parentheses)?
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Making new words with suffixes and prefixes worksheet

Making new words with suffixes and prefixes

Look at the word list. Work out how many new words you can make by adding a prefix or suffix. Some of the words can have more than one prefix or suffix and be careful with the spelling as the words may change slightly!
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Improving writing with expanded noun phrases worksheet

Improving writing with expanded noun phrases

A noun phrase is a group of words that act in the same way as a noun. Expanded noun phrases improve a piece of writing by adding more information about the noun, making the text more interesting to read. Can you edit these sentences and improve them by matching them to one of the given expanded noun phrases?
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Editing: improving descriptions worksheets

Editing: improving descriptions

Any piece of writing you do can be improved by correcting mistakes, editing and adding lots more information to your first draft. This report about a Year 6 trip is dull! Can you improve it by including some of the following?
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Editing: adding powerful verbs worksheet

Editing: adding powerful verbs

Can you improve the sentences below by replacing “said” with another appropriate verb?
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Book reviews activity pack

Book reviews activity pack

Help your child explore books and language with TheSchoolRun's Book reviews activity pack, a huge collection of reading comprehension and creative writing resources for Year 1 to Year 6.
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