Literacy activities using

Textease is a powerful program combining word processing with speech, desktop publishing and multimedia authoring. All Lancashire schools have at least one copy of the program. Further details, licenses and a demo version of the program can be obtained from

To complete the exercises children will need to be able to double-click and drag words and text. They will also need to know how to scroll up and down the page using the scroll bar.

Even if these examples are not exactly what you are looking for they may give you some ideas on how to use Textease to create your own resources. If you would like to add to the collection please email your file and we will include it, acknowledging you and your school. Email to

Click on the Textease links to download a file to your own disc


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