The children don't have to always present their writing in a word style document, for example they could use:
My Spelling Test allows the teacher to create a test, choose the name of the test, add words to the test and for each word you type the word and record yourself saying the word. The child takes the test, listens to the word they need to spell, spell the word and then see instantly if they've spelt the word correct before going to the next word.
Epic Citadel allows the user to stroll through the circus bazaar to the cathedral in the centre of town. This is a great app to inspire creative writing as the children describe the stunning fantasy settings.
SpellBoard allows you to create any spelling quiz in any language. All you need to do is enter the word, record the spoken word. You can share your quiz with other SpellBoard users via email, or iTunes File Sharing. SpellBoard also allows for multiple children to perform a particular quiz.
Spelly is a spelling game designed for 3-5 year olds. Using simple pictures, children will learn to recognise letters and words by un-jumbling the fridge magnet letters and start to understand how words are formed. You can also add your own pictures and words.
Use your word power and strategic cunning to crush your opponents and reign supreme. Settle your differences with word play rather than swordplay. Compete your troops to make high scoring words from the letters given, then capture territories and conquer islands in the virtual reality board game.
This Disney Comic app is your portal for all your favourite Disney comics. Search for your preferred character to enjoy a different adventure every time. Different reading modes lets you read the comic on your own, Activate auto-play, or tap into the panels to move through the pages.
Marvel Comic app is a revolutionary way to experience the Marvel Universe on your iPad, featuring the world's most popular super heroes. You can choose a guided view (an animated, panel-by-panel path through the comic), or by using regular device controls to zoom and pan your way through pages of stories and artwork.
Use this app to pick Character, Plot and Setting ideas for creative writing ideas. The app offers 60 extra writing ideas and games Pie has developed to extend creative writing thinking.
Trace with your finger, try the color palette and textures. Use as a doodle pad.
Use the Magic Writer's Hat to generate ideas. Often students are asked to write a creative piece of work but are left scratching their heads for ideas. The Writer’s Hat app allows students to have four basic elements of their story selected randomly for them. They will be provided with an idea word for What, Where, Who and When to include in their story. Often it is a springboard of random words that can be all it takes to allow the mind to think creatively.
Mind Over Monster: FREE
The monsters are escaping and Major Satellite needs your help to bash them back in their boxes! But they’re not going to give up the fight, so as they get faster and faster, you’ll need quick fire reactions to keep up.
Your secret weapon will be your mind! Use and improve your English skills to pick out and bash the smartest monsters.
Features 5 levels and 21 rounds of increasing difficulty.https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/mind-over-monster-english/id399191336?mt=8&uo=4
Spelling City: FREE
VocabularySpellingCity is a fun way to learn spelling and vocabulary words by playing engaging learning games using any word list. The most popular activities are a spelling test, HangMouse, and the vocabulary games. The most popular lists are Sound Alike Words, Compound Words, the Hunger Games, and SAT Vocabulary.
Flip: Interactive Storybook: £3.99
Flip: Interactive Storybook is a truly beautiful, immersive & magical story filled with moments of hope, love, fear and faith. Join Emma as she goes on an enchanting life journey featuring delightful world-class 3D animation, fully interactive touch screen graphics, originally composed music and captivating narration.
LearnEnglish Grammar: FREE
Brought to you by the British Council, the world’s authority on English language learning, LearnEnglish Grammar gives you grammar at your fingertips. Get LearnEnglish Grammar for free, with 160 free questions, and then download more question packs at your level in the Purchase section. Practise all areas of English grammar with 10 unique activity-types, helping you to build your understanding of the essentials of English.https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/learnenglish-grammar/id488099900?mt=8&uo=4
English Grammar in Use Tests: £2.99
GOT GOOD GRAMMAR? Find out the fun way with our intermediate tests for learners of English. Eliminate mistakes and build your confidence! Keep improving your score in spare moments. Can you reach the top level?
Grammar Up: £2.99
Grammar Up is a multiple choice quiz system for English which provides over 1800 questions across 20 grammar categories.
Grammar Up can help learners to improve their grammar, word selection and vocabulary.
Storyrobe is an innovative tool for creative self expression with the digital media that matters most - your own.
Features; Add Photographs, Add Narration, Send to YouTube, Email Story, Saves the story to the camera roll then you can import into iPhoto & Create Threaded Stories.
Grammar Wonderland: £1.99
Fly, swim, feed, and toss your way to grammar mastery. Who knew grammar practice could be so much fun?
Lead your character through many wonderful adventures as you practice using nouns, verbs, adjectives, and more!
Shake-a-Phrase is a fun language app for creative writing prompts, vocabulary, and parts of speech practice. Perfect for learning and laughing in the classroom or on-the-go, it features over 2,000 words and definitions in 5 engaging themes for ages 8+.
Kids can learn about parts of speech and have a wonderful time doing it! This is how it works: First, choose a Wordventure! story. Pick Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, etc., save your completed Wordventure and then read YOUR hilarious story! You can play alone or with friends to share all of the great times!
Clicker Sentences: £14.99
Develop young pupils’ writing skills and build struggling writers’ confidence with Clicker Sentences - the definitive early writing tool that enables you to build sentences with whole words.
Doodle Learning English: £2.49
Over 350 matching games in key areas such as Antonyms, Synonyms, Punctuation and many more
A fun drawing and educational matching game for all ages - you'll have fun creating beautiful pictures with our amazing backgrounds and stickers with fun sound effects and then you'll be challenged by our sneaky bunny to matching quizzes. https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/doodle-learning-english/id586230641?mt=8&uo=4
With over 60 different activities, there will be a game, riddle or activity to help you at any time during your lesson. If you are looking for a fun way to start your lesson, a great way to revise a topic or a reward for great work, LiteracyBreak will have that activity to suit your class.