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Simile

Simile

Miniclips: Poetic Devices

Students will discover what a simile is and the impacts of this figurative language device on poetry using the poem ‘My Golden Butterfly’ by Year 6 student Bella. They will also learn why the device is used in poetry and be invited to...Show More
Personification

Personification

Miniclips: Poetic Devices

Students will discover what personification is and the impacts of this figurative language device on poetry using the poem ‘Moon’ by Year 8 student Izzy. They will also learn why the device is used in poetry and be invited to experiment with...Show More
Onomatopoeia

Onomatopoeia

Miniclips: Poetic Devices

Students will discover what onomatopoeia is and the impacts of this figurative language device on poetry using the poem ‘The Longings of a Timeworn Guitar’ by Year 9 student Gabrielle. They will also learn why the device is used in poetry and...Show More
Metaphor

Metaphor

Miniclips: Poetic Devices

Students will discover what a metaphor is and the impacts of this figurative language device on poetry using the poem ‘Adrift In Space’ by Year 7 student Saniru. They will also learn why the device is used in poetry and be invited to...Show More
Imagery

Imagery

Miniclips: Poetic Devices

Students will discover what imagery is and the impacts of this figurative language device on poetry using the poem ‘My Tree’ by Year 6 student Jack. They will also learn why the device is used in poetry and be invited to experiment with the...Show More
Alliteration

Alliteration

Miniclips: Poetic Devices

Students will discover what alliteration is and the impacts of this figurative language device on poetry using the poem ‘Wise Wahoo’ by teacher Jon. They will also learn why the device is used in poetry and be invited to experiment with the...Show More
ABC Sing with Me!

ABC Sing with Me!

Curriculum Karaoke

Students read, sing and learn about the 26 letters of the alphabet. This curriculum-aligned song targets outcomes of curriculum documents and supports and integrates classroom learning across key subject areas.
Sentence Structure

Sentence Structure

Life Sentence

This video explores the basic concept of sentence structure. Gil T. Mann is very close to learning the result of his court trial. The sentence structures contained in his written statement will determine whether he is found guilty, or just plain...Show More
Verbs: Tense & Number Agreement

Verbs: Tense & Number Agreement

Life Sentence

Learners can struggle with conjugation and tense agreement. It all sounds like utter linguistic jargon to Gil T. Mann. But these are actually core grammar concepts we use every day when writing English. Gil quickly learns the importance of...Show More
Punctuation

Punctuation

Life Sentence

This video explores basic grammar questions for learners: When should you use a comma? How do you use quotation marks in your writing to show someone else is speaking? And what on earth is the difference between a colon and a semi-colon, anyway?!...Show More
Adverbs

Adverbs

Miniclips: Grammar

Gary and Abby have a new card game called Adverb Attack... except they’re not sure how to play. Let’s learn the rules of the game together and learn all about adverbs at the same time! This Miniclip outlines what adverbs are and the four...Show More
Verbs

Verbs

Miniclips: Grammar

The Monster House is wild with activity! It’s Igor’s birthday, and his friends and family are organising a surprise party for him. With a house this busy, there is an abundance of verbs to explore! This Miniclip details the four verbs types...Show More
Contractions

Contractions

Miniclips: Grammar

Gary and Liz have heard that their local council wants to build a shopping centre on their favourite park. They’re trying to come up with some snappy slogans to use at the rally to save the park. Maybe using some contractions will help save...Show More
Adjectives

Adjectives

Miniclips: Grammar

Pat has lost her cat Donut, so she’s enlisted the help of Officer Ray to find her! But her police report has no useful information that will help find Donut. Perhaps if she uses adjectives to describe Donut, they will be able to find her...Show More
Nouns

Nouns

Miniclips: Grammar

Vito has been reading before bed – and now his dream is full of nouns! This Miniclip dives into Vito’s dream to investigate the different types of nouns – common nouns, proper nouns, and pronouns – and how they represent peoples, places,...Show More
Conjunctions

Conjunctions

Miniclips: Grammar

Abby has just finished writing a letter to her pen pal Igor – but her dog Mylo ripped it all up! Can you help Abby piece her letter back together with the help of conjunctions? This Miniclip explores the power of conjunctions and how they can...Show More
How to Write a Book Report

How to Write a Book Report

Writing Kids

What is theme? How is it different from the subject of a story? What goes into the introduction, body and conclusion of a book report? The answers to all of these questions are covered in depth to teach students how to write a great book report....Show More
Commonly Confused Homophones: Aloud/Allowed, Who's/Whose, Capital/Capitol

Commonly Confused Homophones: Aloud/Allowed, Who's/Whose, Capital/Capitol

This programme introduces and differentiates between commonly confused homophones, such as aloud/allowed, who's/whose, and capital/capitol. Detailed graphics and on-screen, multiple-choice reviews at the end of each segment reinforce important...Show More
Commonly Confused Homophones: To/Too/Two, Their/There/They're

Commonly Confused Homophones: To/Too/Two, Their/There/They're

This programme introduces and differentiates between commonly confused homophones, such as to/too/two and there/their/they're. Detailed graphics and on-screen, multiple-choice reviews at the end of each segment reinforce important concepts and...Show More
Academic Essay Writing for Beginners

Academic Essay Writing for Beginners

Writing Kids

What is a thesis? What is the purpose of the introduction? How do you develop the body of an essay? What is the purpose of the conclusion? The answers to all of these questions are covered to teach how to write an academic essay from start to...Show More
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

This programme introduces, defines and explores comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs. What are the different types of adjectives and adverbs? What are the rules associated with each? How do we spot them in sentences? Examples are...Show More
Plural Nouns

Plural Nouns

This programme introduces and explores plural nouns. What are plural nouns? How do we form and use regular and irregular plural nouns? They are defined, exemplified and reviewed with on-screen, multiple-choice reviews at the end of each segment...Show More
Abstract Nouns

Abstract Nouns

This programme introduces and explores abstract nouns. What are abstract nouns and how do we spot them in sentences? What are the most common examples of abstract nouns? Abstract nouns are defined, exemplified and reviewed with on-screen,...Show More
Regular and Irregular Verbs

Regular and Irregular Verbs

Learn how to form and use regular and irregular verbs in the present and past tense. Rules are presented with numerous examples to reinforce key concepts, and a comprehensive list of irregular verbs are covered to ensure familiarity with these...Show More
Coordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions

Coordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions

This programme introduces and explores coordinating and subordinating conjunctions. What are conjunctions, and how do we spot them in sentences? Definitions and examples are given for both coordinating and subordinating conjunctions. Detailed...Show More