Ms. Eleanor Vella, Head of Department at St. Nicholas College, has created the following online board (Padlet) with literacy activities for students, educators and their parents/carers. You can visit the Padlet by clicking on the link below:
Tag Archives: Literacy Resources
Literacy Resources Virtual Hub on TEAMS
The National Literacy Agency and the Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes would like to bring to the attention of all educators the Literacy Resources Hub on Microsoft Teams. This virtual hub offers resources for use in the Early, Primary and Middle Years in Maltese and English which can help educators in their work. These resources are grouped according to the different aspects of literacy, namely: alphabetic code, phonics, phonological awareness, reading, vocabulary building, tricky words, and writing.
The Literacy Resources Hub contains two channels (sections). In the second channel one can also find videos and lesson plans which form part of the Storytelling Schools Programme of the National Literacy Agency. To access this hub and all the resources it holds, educators are to click on the ‘Join or create team’ button in the main menu of MS Teams and insert the code fxl6zwz in the ‘Join a team with a code’ option.
Online Sessions – Symbol Literacy
Symbol Literacy Project sessions prepared by Prof Adrian Gellel and Ms Nicolina Borg are organising Online Symbol Literacy sessions targeted at parents/ guardians and their children (7-11 years of age). A different topic will be discussed each time. The first of three sessions will focus on Caravaggio and his work, the second will discuss Narcissus and the last session will elaborate on Narcissus and Echo (as taken from the Greek Mythology).
The first session is scheduled for uploading, on the Symbol Literacy Facebook, this Thursday 21st May 2020 at 4:00 p.m. You can access the page by clicking on the following link: https://www.facebook.com/SymbolLiteracyProject/.
Vocabulary Spelling City: Website and Apps
Vocabulary Spelling City offers more than 40 engaging word study games and activities to practice vocabulary, spelling, phonics, and writing. It can help students hear, say, write, break down and play with words. The site can be accessed from a computer or mobile device via the app.
Website: Vocabulary Spelling City
App Store: iOS App
Google Play: Android App
L-Ingwanti Maġiċi – Kotba għat-Tfal bil-Malti
Kontu tafu li l-għalliema tal-Letteratura Anabelle Warrington, hija ukoll awtriċi ta’kotba għat-tfal ? L-ewwel ktieb tagħha, l-Ingwanti Maġiċi, ġie ippublikat fl-2018 u it-tieni wieħed fl-2019. Anabelle ikkrejat ukoll paġna fuq Facebook, fejn hi stess taqra siltiet mill-ktieb. Żuru il-paġna tas-sensiela L-Ingwanti Maġiċi billi tikklikjaw fuq dan il-link:
Rob of the Rovers – Footballers Read and Write Programme
Who is Rob of the Rovers? Is he truly the greatest footballer ever? Will he help Rovers win the fateful match? Watch the video here:
Don’t forget to write the final part of the story. The pen is in your hands. Scribble your thoughts away and send them to us. Stay tuned!
Using Scholastic Literacy Pro on Learnpad Tablet
Literacy Pro Library an expertly curated collection of over 1,200 ebooks. Pupils can access it from the toolbox of their Learnpad tablet. To log into Literacy Pro one needs to input the iLearn username and password.
Click on the following link for an easy step-by-step guide of how to use this tool:
Using Literacy Pro on Learnpad Tablet
Literacy Prompts for Tuesday 7th April
The Literacy Team at St. Nicholas College will be preparing a list of daily slides for young students to work upon (Literacy Prompt). We will upload simple exercises daily, so make sure to check our website everyday! Here are the prompts for Tuesday, 7th April 2020.
Kinder 1 and 2
Literacy Prompts for Monday, 6th April 2020
The Literacy Team at St. Nicholas College will be preparing a list of daily slides for young students to work upon (Literacy Prompt). We will upload simple exercises daily, so make sure to check our website everyday! Here are the prompts for Monday, 6th April 2020.
Kinder 1 and 2
Literacy Prompts for Friday, 3rd April
The Literacy Team at St. Nicholas College will be preparing a list of daily slides for young students to work upon (Literacy Prompt). We will upload simple exercises daily, so make sure to check our website everyday! Here are the prompts for Friday, 3rd April 2020.
Kinder 1 and 2