This game revises spelling rules and patterns covered by the National
Literacy Strategy framework of objectives between Years 3 - 5 (Primary
4 - 6 in Scotland and Northern Ireland).
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The game is presented as a dramatic story.
A diamond necklace has been stolen from the museum at Castle Park. The
children using the site are invited to help Kate and Nadim track down
the thief and recover the necklace by doing 6 spelling challenges.
The children are prompted to print out a Clue List on which they can record each clue as they get it. The children can return to the game in more than one session and take up where they left off.
children have completed all 6 challenges they can click on the Finished
button and submit the clues they have collected and trigger the animation
showing the solution to the mystery.
The game is provided both in flash and as a printable story-board.