READING FOR PLEASURE AND BOOK LIST RECOMMENDATIONS:
"Reading for pleasure isn't different from learning to read" (Pam Allyn). Studies show if children develop a love of books, then they are more likely become confident readers. You can help you children by spending a bit of time each day sharing a story and talking about books. We have attached a "Book Chat" poster to suggest ways to do this and if you are looking for a new book pitched at your child’s age group, then have a look at the following websites:
Confident readers may want to have a look at the "reading tube map" (below) which recommends books with a similar theme.
BOOK OF THE WEEK: Building on reading for pleasure and sharing stories, The Oak Academy release a free e-book each week. (such as "The Girl who Stole an Elephant" by Nizrana Farook). Click on the link below: