Suggestions for use: Teacher can set up a class listing of all the pupils in the class without the need for individual email addresses. Teacher can keep class conversations private, issue assignments, grade work and award digital stickers.
Very colourful site that allows children to choose various genres of story, like fantasy, adventure, sci-fi - and the story generator gives you the idea to write about. Children can publish their stories online.
A fun tutorial on compound words and apostrophes (contractions) with two cartoon characters Lexis the Magician and his friend Grizzle. Great for: demonstration and differentiating compound and contracted words.
Suggestions for use: Run through the tutorial and work through the compound and contracted words by calling children to the board. There is 12 of each so there's lots for everyone. Follow up with workbook or worksheet practice.
This resource should enable a child to:
express his/her reactions to particular experiences in writing
write extended stories in book form
Suggestions for use: Follow the ideas in the lesson plan, print out photos for students to use (use as a walk around activity where students pick their favorite photo to write about). Use PPT and examples of pupil work to set students into the format of descriptive writing.
Guidelines and notes for teachers on a wide selection of children's novels. The notes include a biographical note on the author and illustrator as well as a synopsis of the story and discussion points for class.
Registering for a Scoilnet Account – your first step to contributing and sharing
What you need...
To register for a Scoilnet Account you will need to have a Teaching Council number and a roll number for your school in Ireland.
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A Scoilnet account will allow you to upload your resources or weblinks to Scoilnet as well as enabling you to share and add resources to a favourites listing. Users who have a Scoilnet Account will also be able to fully access
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Census@School from home.