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How Is Fake News Created?

How Is Fake News Created?

The Digital Literacy Series: Fake News

This video examines common ways of creating fake news, such as maintaining a website that hosts misleading articles and using social media accounts and chatbots to increase traffic. It also explores the common reasons Fake News is generated and...Show More
What Is Fake News?

What Is Fake News?

The Digital Literacy Series: Fake News

The way in which news is delivered and consumed has changed rapidly over time and continues to evolve today. This video examines some of the issues that have arisen from this, defining fake news and explaining and providing examples of hoaxes,...Show More
Can You Spot Fake News?

Can You Spot Fake News?

The Digital Literacy Series: Fake News

This engaging video tests what students have learned from the ‘Fake News’ series by checking their ability to distinguish real news from fake news. It includes ‘news’ such as clickbait from ELLE magazine, Russia releasing lions into the...Show More
What Are the Dangers of Fake News?

What Are the Dangers of Fake News?

The Digital Literacy Series: Fake News

People frequently make important decisions about their health, families and political issues based on news, without knowing whether it is fake or true. This video shows how making, consuming and sharing fake news about events that never took...Show More
Can You Avoid Falling for Fake News?

Can You Avoid Falling for Fake News?

The Digital Literacy Series: Fake News

This video equips students with strategic skills to analyse and easily spot fake news. It explores how to perform a visual check of an app or website, conduct reverse image searches and look for unusual domain extensions or misspelled words and...Show More
Why Do We Fall for Fake News?

Why Do We Fall for Fake News?

The Digital Literacy Series: Fake News

This video explores the factors that make fake news easy to believe. Case studies, including the story of Pope Francis endorsing Donald Trump for president and dolphins in Venice during the COVID-19 pandemic, illustrate how modern busy lifestyles...Show More
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