Power Up Literacy provides all you need to inject excitement, awe and wonder into lessons bringing timeless texts to life, re-engaging even the most hard- to-reach learners. The material showcases a range of approaches that blend accessible multimodal texts with technology within and beyond the classroom. Ten case studies describe practical classroom activities with tips and guidance on how to make the most effective use of technology and literacy techniques. Written accessibly, with bite-sized ‘techy tips’ throughout, all readers will feel able to try out the techniques whatever their ICT confidence level.The book includes printable class worksheets, lists of recommended apps, websites, multi-layered books, photographs and planning templates and a free-to-access companion website provides further links and the most up-to-date advice and guidance to enhance the resources in this book. With challenging budgets in schools, particular consideration has been given to ensure the activities can be delivered on a shoestring with suggestions around free or low-cost technologies.