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Holes Vocabulary

Holes Vocabulary

Vocabulary and word list from the 1998 young adult novel 'Holes' by Louis Sachar is added to our Vocab module

Vocab Word List Debate

Vocab Word List Debate

When it comes to learning vocabulary, there is some debate around word lists. Should there be a centralised national list of words that children should know at a certain age? Or should target vocabulary be personalised, with schools designing their own list with their own communities in mind?

Townhill Junior School Y6 Vocabulary

Townhill Junior School Y6 Vocabulary

Vocabulary from Townhill Junior School is added to our Vocab module

George Watson’s College: extending pupils’ vocabulary

George Watson’s College: extending pupils’ vocabulary

In a guest blogpost for ReadingWise, Wendy Elliott, Principal Teacher at George Watson’s College’s Junior School, shares their journey so far – of using the ReadingWise Vocab module across Years P5 and P6.

The Oaks Community Primary School Y5 Geography/Science - Vocabulary

The Oaks Community Primary School Y5 Geography/Science - Vocabulary

Vocabulary from The Oaks Community Primary School is added to our Vocab module

Journey of Emotions

Journey of Emotions

Empathy Day: the importance of walking in someone else's shoes

The Witches

The Witches

Vocabulary from Roald Dahl's popular story 'The Witches' is added to our Vocab module

Musings on the Word Gap

Musings on the Word Gap

CEO Jamie Fries explores the role that the world outside the school gates plays in the word gap, and what schools might do about it.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Vocabulary

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Vocabulary

Vocabulary and word list from the 2006 Holocaust novel 'The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas' by John Boyne is added to our Vocab module

The Lottery - Vocabulary

The Lottery - Vocabulary

Vocabulary from Shirley Jackson's famous short story 'The Lottery' is added to our Vocab module

Wonder - Vocabulary

Wonder - Vocabulary

Vocabulary from R.J. Palacio's debut story 'Wonder' is added to our Vocab module

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - Vocabulary

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - Vocabulary

Vocabulary from C.S. Lewis's classic book 'The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe' is added to our Vocab module

Primary Maths - Vocabulary

Primary Maths - Vocabulary

Maths vocabulary has been added to our Vocab module

Reading is a Superpower

Reading is a Superpower

In May it’s Children’s Book Week, which is an annual celebration of reading for pleasure for children of primary school age. This year’s theme is absolutely brilliant (and true): Reading is a Superpower. We thought we’d ask some of ReadingWise’s primary school friends how they feel about superpowers and reading.

The House with Chicken Legs - Vocabulary

The House with Chicken Legs - Vocabulary

Vocabulary from Sophie Anderson's popular book 'The House with Chicken Legs' is added to our Vocab module

Vocab Update: Tier 2 and Academic Word List

Vocab Update: Tier 2 and Academic Word List

A massive resource of tier 2 words to support your school's vocabulary development

4 components of highly effective vocabulary development in schools

4 components of highly effective vocabulary development in schools

CEO Jamie Fries explores key components of delivering highly effective vocabulary development in schools.

International Children's Book Day

International Children's Book Day

The ReadingWise team is big on reading. Their aim is to help children who are struggling readers. To celebrate International Children's Book Day we’ve interviewed the ReadingWise Community team to find out about what books they loved to read as children and how reading fits into their lives now.

Overcoming the Forgetting Curve

Overcoming the Forgetting Curve

Our Vocab programme reinforces words that teachers are bringing to life in the classroom. You provide context - we help embed the words in learners' long-term memories. CEO Jamie Fries explores lessons learned from Hermann Ebbinghaus’ experiments and how they’re applied to aid vocabulary acquisition.

League Table

League Table

The league table offers schools another way to engage learners

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