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Scholastic Literacy Skills

Overview

A complete resource to teach children key skills in grammar and punctuation, spelling, comprehension and vocabulary.

  • A huge range of activities and posters in each book.
  • Detailed background knowledge and teachers’ notes.
  • Linked to the Renewed Literacy Framework.
  • The CD-ROM contains interactive activities for your whiteboard, perfect for starter or plenary activities.
  • Full-colour posters on CD-ROM are great for displaying on your whiteboard.

Scholastic Literacy Skills has been fully updated and expanded with new content for the 2014 curriculum and is now Scholastic English Skills. To find out more about the range visit the English Skills page.

Browse our new English Skills range: https://shop.scholastic.co.uk/series/1008.

FAQs

Scholastic Literacy Skills

What are the minimum system requirements for the Scholastic Literacy Books?

To run the CDs for these books you will need a PC or Mac with a 16x speed CD-ROM and 512MB RAM; P4 or G4 processor, Windows 2000/XP/Vista; Mac OSX 10.3 or later.

Series structure

Scholastic Literacy Skills

The series offers everything to help you develop essential literacy basics.
  • Contains activities that make literacy skills real and relevant to children.
  • Opportunities for speaking and listening activities.
Here’s how to get started:
  1. Choose the relevant book for your class.
  2. Use the teachers’ notes to choose a relevant skill to teach your children, boost your background knowledge, find the appropriate photocopiable page and any further activity ideas.
  3. Use the CD-ROM to display the chapter’s poster, the photocopiable page (with answers, where appropriate) and, if applicable, the interactive activity.
  4. Use the interactive activities as starter or plenary activities to support work on the photocopiable sheets.
  5. You can refer to the Objectives grid to see how each activity fits the Renewed Framework.

Scholastic Literacy Skills CD-ROM

Literacy skills lend themselves perfectly to interactive practice. The activities provided on the CD-ROM are ideal for teaching literacy skills regularly and systematically. It contains purposeful activities to support 30 or more of the photocopiable pages which are found in the supporting teachers’ book. And they are designed to support starter or plenary activities.

Each CD-ROM contains:
  • All the photocopiable pages, with answers where appropriate.
  • Interactive activities related to 30 or more of the photocopiable pages.
  • Full-colour posters to display on your interactive whiteboard.
  • Whiteboard tools

Free stuff

Try before you buy with free sample pages and first chapters, and download free classroom resources, activity sheets, quizzes and much more.