I'm a massive fan of teaching guided reading (in facct, besides Maths, it's actually my favourite thing to teach). Finding that book that just ignites the passion and love in a class is exceptional. I'm also incredibly lucky to work in a school where my opinion matters and they trust that what I'm teaching is … Continue reading Guided reading – it’s not all about questions!
Hello everyone! I hope you are all well! I’m stopping by your timelines today to share 4 more books that will be perfect for the upcoming spooooky, Halloween’y period! Featuring dragons, magic, dressing up and ghosts, these books will be spot on! My Y6 readers are slowly embracing these books and are thoroughly enjoying them! … Continue reading Mini reviews: perfect for Halloween!
Reading Recharged: an invaluable book filled with incredible ideas for reading! Reading Recharged includes a wide range of creative ideas, top tips and photocopiable activities for KS1 and KS2. The book is designed to spark a love of reading for pleasure alongside covering all seven reading skills from the National Curriculum (vocabulary, inference, summarising, predicting, commentating, … Continue reading Reading teachers? Look out for Reading Recharged
Good morning everyone! I hope you’re all doing well and staying safe! Today, I’m sharing some books that I've read recently! There's no real 'age range' for these ones as there's a mix, but I'll say on each of them who I think they'd be perfect for! I'd love to know if you've read any … Continue reading Mini reviews: the middle grade ones!
Good morning everyone! I hope you’re all doing well and staying safe! Today, I’m sharing some books that are perfect for the younger readers in life – from books for 5 year olds to maybe 8 year olds? For being a teacher, I’m terrible at this kind of thing… I’m more of a ‘let them … Continue reading Mini reviews: return of the younger MG books!
Morning everyone! I hope you are all well! I’m here with some more mini reviews today. I've had quite a busy reading year so far and I am LOVING writing mini reviews... I love that I can dedicate some space on my blog to books that I've loved AND I can theme my posts so … Continue reading Marvellous MG: the ones I LOVED
Hello everyone! I'm here interrupting your timelines to share some reviews of some kids historical books I've read recently. I don't read a lot of historical fiction (y'know outside of WW2), so I'm really trying my hardest to get some more into my catalogue! If you have any recommendations, please please let me know! Gamayun … Continue reading Mini reviews: the historical edition
HAPPY SATURDAY. I know. I don't normally post on a Saturday, but I’ve been reading a lot of books recently and I wanna give a little shout out to 3 brilliant MG books that I've read! I thought I would share mini reviews so you can all hear how bloody brilliant they all are and go … Continue reading I see… brilliant MG!
I’m here to share with you some of the brilliant YA books I’ve read recently with some mini reviews - I really love writing mini reviews because I get to share with you all the books I've been reading without blabbering on for 100s of words (in essence, you get the very best of my … Continue reading YAY for YA: the sequel
Hello everyone! I'm back at it again with some mini reviews! I've had a very busy August of reading so far and thought I'd share some mini reviews of some of the amazing YA I've been reading! Scars like Wings by Erin Stewart "Ava Lee has lost everything there is to lose: Her parents. Her … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: YA wrap up!