As a big reader, I am a massive massive fan of encouraging my children to think about what they're reading and reflecting on it. One of the things that I inherited when I moved into Year 6 almost 2 years ago was reading journals and I have embraced them fully, but also changed their use! … Continue reading Classroom fun: reading journals!
Good morning everyone! It's my stop on the blog tour for The Bear Who Sailed The Ocean On An Iceberg by Emily Crichley. This book was instantly snapped up by one of the kids in my class who told me the cover just made her smile! From a Carnegie nominated author, a brilliantly funny and … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Emily Critchley
Good morning everyone! I am here with some more graphic novels that I’ve read recently. My kids are REALLY loving graphic novels, and I'm more than happy to get some more, second hand, to explore with them! *** The Last Council - Kazu Kibuishi Emily and her friends think they'll find the help they need … Continue reading Mini reviews: graphic novels are go!
Good morning everyone! It’s finally time to share what I read in October. Luckily, due to half term and my brain being a little bit more ready to read after September, I read way more books! IN OCTOBER, I READ 18 BOOKS I know, a MASSIVE difference to September!! Graphic novels I had the utter … Continue reading October in books
Hello everyone! I hope you are all well! I’m stopping by your timelines today to share 3 books that will be perfect for lovers of the spooky season! I know I've just missed Halloween, but it's never too late to read a spooky book! *** Shadowghast - Thomas H Taylor A mysterious stage magician has … Continue reading Mini reviews: the spooky MG ones!
Good morning everyone! I am here with some more graphic novels that I’ve read recently. I find graphic novels a great thing to wrap up in mini reviews and they’re always super popular blog posts! This is part 6, maybe 7, of the ‘Steph reads loads of graphic novels’ blog series (if you want to … Continue reading Mini reviews: more graphic novel goodness!
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!
Good morning! Happy Monday everyone! I have the utter joy of being on the blog tour for the brilliant new book, Unleash Your Creative Monster, by Olaf Falafel. Olaf is here to give us a sneak peek behind the scenes of creating the monsters in the book! This incredible new book is perfect for budding … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Olaf Falafel
Hello everyone! I hope you are all well! Thank you for all of the love you are showing my mini reviews - they're the perfect, bitesized content that I think people are enjoying, so here I am with some more! I’m stopping by your timelines today to share 4 more books that will be perfect … Continue reading Mini reviews: the ones that made me chortle
Good morning everyone! It’s finally time to share what I read in September. And I'm going to be honest here. In September, I really struggled to get into the groove of reading. My brain was so full of WORKWORKWORKWORK and SAD that I just couldn't. It's not because I don't have books to read (I … Continue reading September in books