Quality literacy resources for secondary school subjects

Improve reading and writing in secondary school subjects.

Practical literacy worksheets and activities that build reading and writing skills.

Perfect for online learning.

Teach subject content AND literacy at the same time.


  • Making literacy easy
  • Teach students how to write like a subject expert
  • Just copy and teach

Why Literacy Works?

Teach content and literacy at the same time
Integrates with the state syllabus and Australian Curriculum
to use
Blackline Masters – just copy and teach
Perfect for extras if you’re away

What's new?

NEW - How to improve literacy in secondary schools

We have launched a new source of practical, research-based advice on how to improve literacy in secondary schools. It’s called Literacy in Secondary Schools and it contains lots of FREE information for principals, deputies, literacy coordinators, heads of department and teachers interested in literacy. Click here to see more. 

History Year 7

Literacy Works for History Year 7 is now available! Click on the  Shop tab above and select History for sample pages or to order online.  This book suits Year 7, Stage 4 or Level 7.  You can order with a school purchase order and email info@literacyworks.com.au, or use the order form or buy online today.

Geography is coming in 2022

New resources for Geography are coming very soon! Due to popular demand, we are completely rewriting our Geography literacy worksheets. Email info@literacyworks.com.au to be notified as soon as they’re available.

Visual Arts resources are a blockbuster!

Literacy Works for Visual Arts is popular with teachers from all around Australia.  Book 1 covers elements and principles of art – click here for a sample page. Book 2 teaches students how to write about art, including descriptions, reports and interpretations – click here for a sample page.  Or click the SHOP link above and choose Visual Arts to see more info and to buy the ebooks or printed books. Many schools have chosen to purchase a site licence for Visual Arts, which means that all students can download the entire ebooks onto their devices. We have special prices for ebooks, to support online learning – have a look at the latest order form.