A literacy Live Lesson suitable for teaching pupils aged 5-13 to mark the launch of BBC Radio 2's 500 Words story writing competition in 2017. The lesson explores setting, character and plot techniques with tips from leading writers Malorie Blackman and Frank Cottrell-Boyce.
A game show presented by Gemma Hunt where two teams of 'Punctuation Pals' play four quiz-based punctuation games that promise to entertain as well as educate. Suitable for teaching pupils aged 5-7. This link takes you to the BBC Teach external YouTube page.
A collection of clips where Blue Peter presenter Radzi challenges children to complete punctuation tasks in professional environments, demonstrating the importance of comprehensible writing outside the classroom. Suitable for teaching pupils aged 7-14. This link takes you to the BBC Teach external YouTube page.
Leading writers talk to children about their inspiration and share tips for successful writing. Compare and contrast the responses of the writers to discover a wide variety of approaches to the art of writing. Suitable for teaching pupils aged 7-11.