Morning everyone! I've been sharing the graphic novels we love in my classroom over the past few Mondays and I thought I'd take the time to share stand alone graphic novels we love and have gone mad over. *** DOODLEVILLE – CHAD SELL Drew is just a regular artist. But there’s nothing ordinary about her … Continue reading Graphic novels we love: some stand alones!
Morning everyone! Last week, I posted the first in a series of posts about books that my kids are loving - with a focus primarily on graphic novels. I've been on a graphic novel journey over the past year and a half and have well and truly fallen for them. I'll be honest and say … Continue reading Graphic novels we love #2
Morning everyone! Sorry for the absence last week - I needed a moment for my brain. It was a very busy place and I just needed to take a week for myself! But I'm back with a few posts this week - woohoo! Someone recently asked me on Twitter for some recommendations of graphic novels … Continue reading Graphic novels we love #1
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!
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! How are you all? Today, I thought I would share some of the books my class are reading… cause they’re all reading some absolute corkers and I’m so impressed that they’re embracing the range of books that are available to them! Starting this academic year, I really wanted to get my kids excited about … Continue reading What we’re reading: September
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
Ten Delicious Teachers: a hilarious story of peril (don’t walk through the woods guys!) Ten very foolish teachers have missed the last bus home. But LOOK - a shortcut through the forest! They'll be back in time for tea! Off they skip, unaware that in the woods a hungry horde of mischievous and hilariously goofy … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Ross Montgomery and Sarah Warburton
Arctic Star: bravery, friendship, duty and the cold! Winter 1943. Teenagers Frank, Joseph and Stephen are Royal Navy recruits on their first mission at sea during the Second World War. Their ship is part of an Arctic Convoy sailing to Russia to deliver supplies to the Soviets. The convoys have to navigate treacherous waters, sailing … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Tom Palmer
Morning everyone! As part of World Book Day celebrations, I have created some "digital library" resources that a few people expressed an interest in having! A massive massive thank you to Miss S Says on Instagram for the inspiration and the template (which you can find here if you want to have a go at … Continue reading FREE RESOURCE: Digital library!