Literacy Websites

Berowra Public uses a range of websites in literacy activities.

Below are links to websites which are particularly useful for students, at school and at home.
 
 
Spellodrome
http://www.spellodrome.com.au/
All students at Berowra Public School have a licence for Spellodrome. Students can learn their spelling words or challenge themselves against students around the world.
 
Storybird (Ages 3-13)  
http://storybird.com/
"Two (or more) people author a Storybird—one with words, one with pictures—and then share it with their network. The final product can be printed, watched on screen, played with like a toy, or shared through a worldwide library."

Scratch (Ages 8-13)
http://scratch.mit.edu/
"Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web."

 

Sparklebox

http://www.sparklebox.co.uk/australia
Posters, cards and games to help students learn literacy skills.

 

Starfall.com,
Where children have fun learning to read!

Starfall

A free website which focuses on phonics and phonemic awareness to help students learn to read.

 

ABC Reading Eggs
This website has a collection of online books and activities which can be used with children at home to help them learn to read.

 

BBC Games

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/games/

A large collection of games and activities for literacy, numeracy and more.