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Special Sentences

Improve Reading and Sentence Building

NEW! Available soon for iPad, iPhone, Android and Chromebook.


Support emerging readers by encouraging sentence building, comprehension, and confidence in reading with Special Sentences.

Create sentences tailored to children’s learning needs and adapt curriculum work to suit abilities:

  • Develop understanding of sentence structure
  • Teach grammar and punctuation 
  • Improve sight-word recognition 
  • Support children to read fluently 
  • Help children to transition from reading words to reading sentences 
  • Encourage listening and spoken language
  • Personalise with your own text, photos and audio
  • Image and text hints provide varying levels of support

You can transfer content to and from Special Sentences into Special Stories, which is a fantastic way to extend and reinforce the learning process. You can also copy your topics to Special Sentences on another phone or tablet, as well as exchanging the sentences you have created through email, AirDrop, Wi-Fi, Dropbox and Google Drive.

The current version of Special Sentences supports American and British English, but you can create sentences in any language your child uses or support children with English as a Second Language. If you think this app would be beneficial in another languauge please get in touch.

We also have detailed user guides for Special Sentences, for both iOS and Android users. You can read them by clicking the buttons below

iOS User Guide  Android User Guide