Holy Spirit Junior Primary School

Literacy Resources

Literacy Resources

Reading & phonics resources:

Excellent tips sheet:'Supporting Reading At Home'

Oxford Owl: Reading & activities (register for free access to books) - https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/


Jolly Phonics- Download 'Jolly Phonics' App to your smart phone or tablet click here


Twinkl - An array of activities & games with free access (code: IRLTWINKLHELPS) www.twinkl.ie

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Collins Big Cat Readers -high-quality fiction and non-fiction banded books by award-winning authors and illustrators. Google 'connect Collins' and follow these directions:

2. Click on 'Teacher sign in'.

3. Type in

username: parents@harpercollins.co.uk

password: Parents20!

4. Login

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Starfall: Phonics games & reading - https://www.starfall.com/h/ltr-classic/

Phonics fun games - https://www.ictgames.com/phonicsPop/index.html

Tricky words - https://www.starfall.com/h/ltr-lv-i/match-sw/?t=289994500

Reading - 103 Things to do before and after reading - http://www.readingrockets.org/article/82

Children speaking.jpegOral language resources:

Excellent Speech & Language tips for Junior & Senior Infants: click here

Excellent Speech & Language tips for 1st & 2nd class: click here

Fun question cards to develop conversation skills click here

pencil.pngWriting resources:

Letter formation - https://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/literacy/letterformation/

Typing - http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z3c6tfr

Creative writing - Make your own story book/comic - http://www.storybird.com/


Storytime resources:

Tumblebooks: South Dublin County Libraries (library ID number required). Free access to story books or read-alongs while schools are closed - https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/BooksList.aspx?categoryID=227

Storytime online: Children’s books read aloud by famous actors - http://www.storylineonline.net/

Story Berries: Free online collection of easy-to-read stories, comics and poems - www.storyberries.com

Audio books: Amazon have made all books and audio books free to access and stream while schools are closed. https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Vooks: Free for teachers and home school educators - https://www.vooks.com/blog/2019/5/28/free-for-teachers

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Limekiln Lane,
Dublin 12

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