What is alliteration?

Find out what alliteration is and how you can use it to make your writing more exciting.

What are metaphors and similes?

Find out how you can use metaphors and similies to bring your writing to life.

What is onomatopoeia?

Onomatopoeia is when a word sounds like what it means. Find out more in this Bitesize KS2 English guide.

What is personification?

Find out how hiving human feelings and actions to objects or ideas is called personification.

What are synonyms and antonyms?

Synonyms are words with the same meaning, antonyms are words that mean the opposite. Find out more.

Sound words

An English article on what onomatopoeia is and how to use it to create a sound poem.

Alliteration

An English article on what alliteration is and use it to create a poem.

Using sound words in a comic strip

An English article on using sound words (onomatopoeia) in a comic strip about Christopher Columbus.

Using similes and metaphors

An English article on how to identify similes and metaphors and be able to use them in your writing.

Using formal and informal language

An English article on how and when to use formal and informal language.

Handwriting: joining letters

Work through this English article to learn how to join letters neatly using long ladder and curly caterpillar letters.

Using similes and metaphors

An English article on how to identify similes and metaphors and use them in your writing.

Sound words

An English article on what onomatopoeia is and how to use it to create a sound poem.

Exploring biographies

An English article about the features of biographies and help with writing a short biography of your own.

Understanding similes and metaphors

In this article, understand how similes and metaphors are used by writers to make their writing more exciting.

Dealing with unfamiliar words

An English article on how to deal with unfamiliar words and extend your vocabulary.

Understanding and using alliteration

Alliteration is when words start with the same sound - find out more with the Year 5 / P6 English article.

Using personification

This English article is a guide to using personification in your writing.

Discussing books

An English resource on how to share your thoughts and feelings about a book and give reasons for your opinions.

Performing a poem

In this English article, learn how to show understanding of a poem by learning parts off by heart.

Describing settings using personification

An English guide on how to write a setting description using personification.

Figurative language: hyperbole, similes and metaphors

An English article on how to use figurative language such as hyperbole, similes and metaphors effectively.

Using standard and non-standard English

An English article on how to use standard and non-standard English appropriately when speaking or writing.

Writing for different audiences

In this English article, learn to understand who your audience is when you write and to make sure your writing is suitable for them.

Using adjectives for more descriptive writing

An English article to making your writing more descriptive by using adjectives, synonyms and antonyms.

Exploring persuasive writing

An English article on understanding the techniques used in persuasive writing.