All the courses & word lists (Inc. course summaries)
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Wordshark Course (Recommended)
The Wordshark course starts with letter sounds and simple words and follows through systematically to long difficult words. Click the following links to view a pdf document for the Wordshark Course - including Supershark:
Nat.Curriculum 2014 England: spellings
This course follows the English Government’s spellings for KS1 and KS2. Click the following link to view a summary of this course:
'Alpha to Omega'
This course follows the progression found in the book ‘Alpha to Omega’ by Bevé Hornsby and Frula Shear. Click the following links to view a pdf document for the Alpha to Omega Course:
Covers everyday topics that students new to English might need. It is arranged alphabetically under subject titles such as ‘clothing’, ‘food’ etc. Available games include Reading and Spelling games, Simple Sentence and Crossword games - putting the words into context:
High Frequency Words (HFW)
Words that are needed most frequently for reading and for writing. Click below for a pdf of this course:
Teaching notes for SUPERSHARK and the WORDSHARK course
These teaching notes are suggestions of what you might like to communicate to your students:
All courses included in a Wordshark subscription
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Viewing Courses & Word lists under 'Games & Lists'
Viewing other courses & word lists As a teacher you have access to all the courses and lists - these are listed below, or for more information: Courses and Lists Nat.Curriculum 2014 England: spellings Follows the English Government’s spellings for ...
Creating your own word lists
The own word list section when tailored for individual pupils can be very useful. It allows you to add in images that the pupil/s themselves may find meaningful in order to remember/visualise a word. Likewise, if you create the word list with the ...
Secondary school subject lists - NEW!
Secondary school subject lists: These are the latest addition to Wordshark Online. The lists familiarise students with basic vocabulary in different subjects needed in secondary school. The 7 subjects covered are ; Maths, English, the 3 Sciences, D & ...
Setting work using published courses
Setting work is a simple but targeted approach to ensure students focus on your chosen word lists. You can choose from any of the published courses, or from any lists you have made yourself (or ones that other teachers in your school have shared with ...
Supershark, the automatic progression course
Supershark follows the 'Wordshark' course, (view pdf of content) with built-in automatic progression. Supershark takes the students through the Wordshark course, moving them on automatically through the units of work and games - at their own pace. ...
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