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Play online, learn online and feed the hungry | Freerice.com

Play online, learn online and feed the hungry | Freerice.com | Improving Literacy at KS3 & 4 | Scoop.it
For every correct answer you choose, 10 grains of rice are raised to help end world hunger through the World Food Programme.
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Geography in the news

Geography in the news | Improving Literacy at KS3 & 4 | Scoop.it
A half-termly online magazine for KS2 and KS3 pupils, addressing geographical issues arising from current news items.
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Storybird - Artful storytelling

Storybird - Artful storytelling | Improving Literacy at KS3 & 4 | Scoop.it
Storybirds are short, art-inspired stories you make to share, read, and print.

Read them like books, play them like games, and send them like greeting cards. They’re curiously fun.

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Branching Stories

Branching Stories | Improving Literacy at KS3 & 4 | Scoop.it
A series of Interactive stories that allow the reader to control the path the story takes.
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Big Universe Learning - Engaging Online Reading and Writing Platform for K-8

Big Universe Learning - Engaging Online Reading and Writing Platform for K-8 | Improving Literacy at KS3 & 4 | Scoop.it
BigUniverse.com is an engaging online reading and writing community for grades preK-8.
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Grammar Ninja

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You are a Grammar Ninja who must find parts of speech by throwing ninja stars at words. Correct answers allow you to continue, while wrong answers literally explode

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VocabGrabber : Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus

VocabGrabber : Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus | Improving Literacy at KS3 & 4 | Scoop.it
VocabGrabber lets you automatically create lists of vocabulary from any text.
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Science in the News

Science in the News | Improving Literacy at KS3 & 4 | Scoop.it
Science in the News is a termly science magazine. Articles are selected specifically to engage and excite students about current issues being discussed in the media that are often not covered by the curriculum.
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Inanimate Alice - Homepage

Inanimate Alice - Homepage | Improving Literacy at KS3 & 4 | Scoop.it
Inanimate Alice - A Digital Novel...
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Jennifer Burt-Matthews's comment, February 21, 2013 7:40 AM
This is ace - a book, crossed with a game, with video and sound and all sorts!
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MTN

MTN | Improving Literacy at KS3 & 4 | Scoop.it

Making The News 2 is a multimedia-rich online news publishing channel. Students at registered schools can create news articles that incorporate text, sound and video (using online sound and video editor) and, once approved by a teacher, publish their news stories to the world.

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Inspiration Dice

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A dice that allows learners to read, analyse and write stories covering six different genres.
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Perspective stories (KS3)

Perspective stories (KS3) | Improving Literacy at KS3 & 4 | Scoop.it
A series of Interactive stories that encourage learners to think about how the story may change when told from the perspective of another character.
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Write rhymes.

Write rhymes. | Improving Literacy at KS3 & 4 | Scoop.it
Look up rhyming words as you write. Instead of leaving what you're writing to find rhymes in a rhyming dictionary, just alt-click (or option-click) on the word you need a rhyme for and select from a pop-up list of suggested rhymes.
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The meanings and origins of sayings and phrases

An archive of the meanings and origins of thousands of phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions.
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Critical thinking teacher resources | aMap pocket argument guides, argument mapping and critical thinking stuff!

Critical thinking teacher resources | aMap pocket argument guides, argument mapping and critical thinking stuff! | Improving Literacy at KS3 & 4 | Scoop.it

Critical thinking teacher resources featuring critical thinking teacher worksheets.

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About the Visual :: Overview - Visual Dictionary Online

About the Visual :: Overview - Visual Dictionary Online | Improving Literacy at KS3 & 4 | Scoop.it

The Visual Dictionary is designed to help you find the right word at a glance. Filled with stunning illustrations labeled with accurate terminology in up to six languages, it is the ideal language-learning and vocabulary dictionary for use at school, at home or at work.

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