Early Secondary

Useful information on:

Giving a talk


Worried about your basic skills?

Check out these presentations which might give you some support:

Apostrophes                                          Full Stops

Speech_Marks                                     Capital Letters

Commas                                                  Paragraphs

Simple Sentences                                Commonly confused words

Adjectives                                                  Tenses

Colons                                                         Nouns

Verbs                                                            Conjunctions

Pronouns                                                  Semi-colons

Also sites such as How to Spell which have quizzes and games to help you practice.

Love writing? Get started!

Useful advice and support: http://iwrite.org/?gclid=CMi5wtiJ5dICFYwQ0wodq88C_g

The Scottish Book Trust have up to date information on writing and other competitions:http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/writing/opportunities-for-writers/young-writers

Every month they have a 50 words story competition: http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/reading/the-50-word-fiction-competition

You can also find great competitions at https://youngwriters.co.uk/index

Love reading? Get going!

Here are some useful links to what to read:



Why not try some poetry? https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/browse#page=1&sort_by=recently_added&filter_poetry_children=1

Some manga ideas: http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/reading/book-lists/10-manga-titles-for-teens

The Reading Agency has a variety of ways you can get involved with reading.



Flocabulary have some literacy scavenger hunt activities you could try

Scottish Network for Able Pupils

If you feel your child needs more of a challenge, visit Glasgow University’s SNAP site and take a look at their resources: http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/education/ablepupils/resources/