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Supporting your child with spelling at home

  • by: Anna from Pobble
  • On: 6, Oct 2021
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Supporting your child with spelling at home

Learning to spell can seem an impossible task to children and probably the least fun of all their learning challenges. These spelling tips and tricks can help make learning how to spell fun and much s...

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Word Power — a unique approach to vocabulary learning

We love to hear brilliant teaching ideas from the Pobble community. When we heard about a dynamic group of vocabulary superheroes, helping pupils to unlock, power up, charge and recharge language lear...

My best lesson: developing persuasive writing skills using toys

Keeping your class on top form in writing lessons is a challenge, especially once they reach the top end of primary school. For many the mention of writing has them slumped in their chairs and grumbli...

15 sure-fire ways to improve writing ahead of the SATs

Practical and simple strategies to improve your pupils’ writing.

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Why writing for a purpose matters...

If you were given the choice of running a solo 10km around the park or getting involved in a 10km charity run, which would you choose? Which would you train that little bit harder for?

Word games for reluctant writers

Whether it’s at home or in the classroom, we all know that children are more engaged and motivated if toys and games are involved. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up some classic games that will impr...

Children's book reviews written by children!

What could be more trusted than a children’s book review from the people that matter most? Pobble has heaps of book reviews written by kids. For you, that means a great way to find a class book or a b...

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5 ways parents can use Pobble 365 for literacy learning at home

Pobble 365 is a powerful writing resource. Its popularity around the globe makes us very proud. Many of your children may already be familiar with it from school. Every day, 365 days a year you’ll fin...

My best lesson: adding value using punctuation

Ask most children to improve their sentences and they add in a string of adjectives. Eyes become ‘sapphire blue’; trees become ‘ancient’ and houses become ‘old, dusty and spooky’. Ask them to improve ...

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5 ways to help children see themselves as writers

Literacy is simply defined as the ability to read and write, but these skills are prefaced by the development of oral language and vocabulary. These three skills — oral language, reading, and writing,...

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