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  1. Connect Set

    Teddy Bears' Playtime

    In this Connect Set, pupils choose descriptive words to enhance simple sentences about a group of teddy bears enjoying a variety of playtime fun and activities.

    On each grid, the sentence at the top gives a statement about the picture shown. Pupils then use the sentence components to rewrite the statement, with the addition of an adjective to describe the noun, encouraging them to create more interesting and powerful sentences.

    Read about the teddy bears in the set "Teddy Bears' Playtime – Read a Book". For related activities, search for teddy bears on LearningGrids. For other Clicker resources with a similar grammar focus, search for adjectives.

    For ages 6 to 7
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: April 11, 2018
  2. Custom Set

    Idioms

    In this Custom Set, pupils explore the meaning of common idioms.

    On each activity page, select the correct meanings of the idioms, using example sentences for support. A writing grid is provided at the end of the activity for pupils to practise using the idioms in their own sentences.

    For other Clicker resources on the topic, search for figurative language on LearningGrids.

    For ages 9 to 11
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: April 11, 2018
  3. Custom Set

    Latin Prefixes

    In this Custom Set, pupils explore the meaning of common prefixes, which have a Latin origin.

    On the start page, discuss the six prefixes and ask pupils if they know what they mean or know any words that begin with the prefixes. On the activity pages, pupils sort words by the prefixes and select the meaning for each of the prefixes. A word bank is provided on the final grid for pupils to write sentences using the words from the activity.

    For other Clicker resources on related topics, search for vocabulary extension or spelling on LearningGrids.

    For ages 9 to 11
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: April 11, 2018
  4. Word Bank

    Powerful Colour Words

    This Word Bank offers alternative names for common colour words to encourage the use of powerful descriptive language in pupils' general writing.

    The set contains eleven tabs, one for each of the common colours.

    For related resources, search for colours on LearningGrids.

    For ages 6 to 9
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: November 16, 2017
  5. DocsPlus

    Powerful Verbs

    This Wordbar supports writing using powerful verbs, by providing banks of alternative words to a selection of overused verbs.

    The words are arranged in the following tabs: Looked, Ate, Said and Walked.

    For ages 11 to 13
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: August 17, 2017
  6. DocsPlus

    Spooky Words A - Z

    This Wordbar offers vocabulary for writing horror stories.

    The words are arranged in alphabetical tabs.

    For ages 11 to 14
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: July 4, 2017
  7. DocsPlus

    Spooky Words

    This Wordbar offers vocabulary for writing horror stories.

    The words are arranged in the following tabs: Spooky Nouns, Spooky Verbs and Spooky Adjectives.

    For ages 11 to 14
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: July 4, 2017
  8. DocsPlus

    Story Setting Adjectives

    This Wordbar offers a selection of adjectives for describing story settings.

    The words focus on contrasting settings, and are arranged under the following headings: Pleasant, Unpleasant, Busy, Calm, Grand, Humble, Extraordinary and Ordinary.

    For ages 11 to 13
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: June 29, 2017
  9. DocsPlus

    Movement Verbs A - Z

    This Wordbar offers a range of verbs to encourage students to use more interesting vocabulary instead of verbs such as went, walked and ran.

    The words are arranged in alphabetical tabs.

    For ages 11 to 13
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: June 26, 2017
  10. DocsPlus

    Good Character, Bad Character

    This Wordbar supports writing about "good" and "bad" characters.

    There are two sets of words, one containing positive adjectives and one containing negative adjectives.

    For ages 11 to 13
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: June 21, 2017
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