UFR’s English teaching and learning resources are focused on listening, reading and viewing, and speaking, writing and creating. The UFR English collection also includes a comprehensive Shakespeare series. These supplementary materials are photocopiable and written by teachers for teachers. Activities are challenging and innovative and can be used flexibly with individual students for independent learning or for group work.
This is a collection of activities that help to promote oral language in older learners who are very new to English. Students are taken through games, structured conversations and engaging language activities that they can practice with each other and at
This resource aims to help teachers provide scaffolding tasks and step-by-step guidelines for those students struggling to understand concepts and procedures in English literacy. The many photocopiable activities are designed to give students the skills t
Based on 20 years of successful writing teaching, this literacy resource sets out ways to create simple formulas for juniors that become the ‘recipes’ for writing a particular genre. The component parts of the ‘recipe’ become the ‘ingredients’. Each ‘reci
This resource focuses on the role of thinking and inquiry skills, and aims to promote more meaningful student-centred learning. Its thematic-based activities will encourage students to question, think deeply, and are designed for students to work independ
By teacher Selma Owbridge, Read and Respond contains a wide range of engaging activities that support independent and reciprocal reading. The activities can be photocopied, laminated, and made available for readers during library time or reading in the cl
This photocopiable book provides a range of creative and meaningful alphabet activities for all letters of the alphabet across a range of learning areas. Each letter comes with five supporting pages - a cross curricular overview; an animal templa
Sing your way to reading & writing is a book and CD toolkit packed with songs and activities to enhance the teaching of reading and writing with students at a primary age group. There are 9 units, each consists of a song and instructions to use the song.
This two-book toolkit is a comprehensive resource that will provide teachers with a range of strategies for teaching spelling. A range of approaches are used, and with this in mind the toolkit includes a variety of spelling challenges and knowledge which
Active Comprehension is a collection of comprehension activities that encourages a hands-on approach to engaging with texts. As the name implies, the activities get students doing; drawing, cutting, pasting, manipulating and physically organising their re
At school, many of us can recall slogging through a seemingly impenetrable Shakespearian play! Students shouldn’t have to have bad experiences when they work with Shakespearian texts. Often it is difficult for students to retain their interest and focus
Teacher Annette Meyer's Linking the Learning - Traditional Stories takes integrated planning approach with 8 units based around some favourite traditional stories for young learners: The Gingerbread Man, The Three Little Pigs, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Little Red Hen, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Jack and the Beanstalk.