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Reading and Writing in the   Foundation Phase       Presented by Fiona Beal      fiona@schoolnet.org.zaa    http://fionabe...
1. e-books
The Tooth FairyA collaborative story between three nations Part 1: Kirdup and Geocro in South Africa Part 2: Brandon in Ca...
Part 1: The Loose Tooth
One day a little girl was playing in the garden. Her name was Taylor andshe was playing with her cousin Kirsty. You see, T...
Grade 3 storieshttp://barnowlstories.wikispaces.com      http://www.youblisher.com/
2. Global literacy projectCreating and sending Flat Stanleys to another class along with a week’s               diary
Reading the Flat Stanley diaries         as podcasts
3. Story-starter sites
http://www.thestorystarter.com/jr.htm
http://www.creativewritingprompts.com/#
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/storystarters/storystarter1.htm
4.Online writing sites
a) Storyjumper     http://www.storyjumper.comThis is a free flip-page book withartwork attached. You can enter awhole clas...
A sample from Tamsyn in Grade 5
A sample from Tamsyn in Grade 5http://www.storyjumper.com/book/index/572294/4c68afedee407
Examples of Storyjumperhttp://icteducator.blogspot.com/2012/06/adventures-in-storyjumper.html                       http:/...
b) Storybird     http://www.storybird.comThis is a free online writingprogramme with loads of beautifulart to get you thin...
Storybirdhttp://fionabeal.edublogs.org/2011/05/25/fun-using-storybird/
c) Artisan’s Picture Book     http://artisancam.org.ukThis is a free online writingprogramme which is great for theyounger...
d) Little Bird Tales         http://littlebirdtales.com/http://fionabeal.edublogs.org/2011/05/10/we-       loved-using-lit...
http://www.littlebirdtales.com/tales/view/story_id/22625/ /
e) Word Tamerhttp://www.wordtamer.co.uk/            This site gives a feeling of adventure.            feeling of adventur...
f) Newspapershttp://www.fodey.com/generators/newspaper/snippet.asp
g) 50 online writing tools
h) Vocabulary-building sites
http://www.tagxeedo.com
i) Poetry
http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/poetry/flash_pie.htm
Poetry templates from  http://www.readwritethink.org
j) PodcastingGreat for listening to reading
Vocaroo.comhttp://vocaroo.com
Download tokeep forever
k) Reading sites
http://askatechteacher.wordpress.com/2011/04/15/weekend-website-51-17-                   story-sites-for-first-and-second-...
http://www.starfall.com/
http://www.highlightskids.com/Stories/Rebus/rebus_theNoise0                   705/0705_theNoise.asp
http://www.watertowncsd.org/index.cfm?bid=5&cid=3927
http://www.storylineonline.net/
http://en.childrenslibrary.org/
Ideas for reading and writing in the Foundation Phase
Ideas for reading and writing in the Foundation Phase
Ideas for reading and writing in the Foundation Phase
Ideas for reading and writing in the Foundation Phase
Ideas for reading and writing in the Foundation Phase
Ideas for reading and writing in the Foundation Phase
Ideas for reading and writing in the Foundation Phase
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Ideas for reading and writing in the Foundation Phase

  1. 1. Reading and Writing in the Foundation Phase Presented by Fiona Beal fiona@schoolnet.org.zaa http://fionabeal.edublogs.org http://schoolnetsa.blogspot.com
  2. 2. 1. e-books
  3. 3. The Tooth FairyA collaborative story between three nations Part 1: Kirdup and Geocro in South Africa Part 2: Brandon in Canada Part 3: Alan, Jero and Nico in Argentina
  4. 4. Part 1: The Loose Tooth
  5. 5. One day a little girl was playing in the garden. Her name was Taylor andshe was playing with her cousin Kirsty. You see, Taylor had a wiggly tooth,and it was really bothering her, a lot. All of a sudden, POP! Out came thewiggly tooth!!"Hooray!" said Kirsty. "At last your tooth has come out. You will have to putit under your pillow so that the tooth fairy can come and get it and leaveyou some money.“"Oh really?" said Taylor clapping her hands with excitement.
  6. 6. Grade 3 storieshttp://barnowlstories.wikispaces.com http://www.youblisher.com/
  7. 7. 2. Global literacy projectCreating and sending Flat Stanleys to another class along with a week’s diary
  8. 8. Reading the Flat Stanley diaries as podcasts
  9. 9. 3. Story-starter sites
  10. 10. http://www.thestorystarter.com/jr.htm
  11. 11. http://www.creativewritingprompts.com/#
  12. 12. http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/storystarters/storystarter1.htm
  13. 13. 4.Online writing sites
  14. 14. a) Storyjumper http://www.storyjumper.comThis is a free flip-page book withartwork attached. You can enter awhole class to have these e-books
  15. 15. A sample from Tamsyn in Grade 5
  16. 16. A sample from Tamsyn in Grade 5http://www.storyjumper.com/book/index/572294/4c68afedee407
  17. 17. Examples of Storyjumperhttp://icteducator.blogspot.com/2012/06/adventures-in-storyjumper.html http://icteducator.blogspot.com/
  18. 18. b) Storybird http://www.storybird.comThis is a free online writingprogramme with loads of beautifulart to get you thinking and creatingan e-book.
  19. 19. Storybirdhttp://fionabeal.edublogs.org/2011/05/25/fun-using-storybird/
  20. 20. c) Artisan’s Picture Book http://artisancam.org.ukThis is a free online writingprogramme which is great for theyounger leaeners
  21. 21. d) Little Bird Tales http://littlebirdtales.com/http://fionabeal.edublogs.org/2011/05/10/we- loved-using-little-bird-tales-today/This is a free online writingprogramme which has a place forthe learners to draw or their ownillustrations or import images.
  22. 22. http://www.littlebirdtales.com/tales/view/story_id/22625/ /
  23. 23. e) Word Tamerhttp://www.wordtamer.co.uk/ This site gives a feeling of adventure. feeling of adventure! You have a live narrator who guides you through the process of your story. You can choose: *your characters traits *their hair *their eye colour *their size You are then led on to jot down information about your character: *where they live *what they like *what they dont like *who there friends are, etc.
  24. 24. f) Newspapershttp://www.fodey.com/generators/newspaper/snippet.asp
  25. 25. g) 50 online writing tools
  26. 26. h) Vocabulary-building sites
  27. 27. http://www.tagxeedo.com
  28. 28. i) Poetry
  29. 29. http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/poetry/flash_pie.htm
  30. 30. Poetry templates from http://www.readwritethink.org
  31. 31. j) PodcastingGreat for listening to reading
  32. 32. Vocaroo.comhttp://vocaroo.com
  33. 33. Download tokeep forever
  34. 34. k) Reading sites
  35. 35. http://askatechteacher.wordpress.com/2011/04/15/weekend-website-51-17- story-sites-for-first-and-second-grade/
  36. 36. http://www.starfall.com/
  37. 37. http://www.highlightskids.com/Stories/Rebus/rebus_theNoise0 705/0705_theNoise.asp
  38. 38. http://www.watertowncsd.org/index.cfm?bid=5&cid=3927
  39. 39. http://www.storylineonline.net/
  40. 40. http://en.childrenslibrary.org/

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