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
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
"I want my kids to read for pleasure but I just don't know how to get them to get there" As a teacher, you see posts like this quite often, in many different guises on Twitter/Facebook. While I'm no expert in the field, I thought I'd share some different ways over the next few weeks … Continue reading Reading for pleasure… not just an add on!
Why do you love books so much? Well that's a loaded question and a half. It's a question my children (despite the fact I've taught them for 2 years now) have asked me. It's a question my colleagues have asked me. I don't have ONE answer for them. I don't have one blanket answer. I … Continue reading Books and my classroom…
Hello! Happy Tuesday! How are we all? Today, I'm sharing some of the books I've read recently that I adored because of their incredible illustrations! These books are perfect for our Year 2s/Year 3s. They're all going down brilliantly at school and our kids are screaming out for more! I'd love to know what books … Continue reading Brilliantly beautiful books…
I haven't done a 'What We're Reading' post for a while, so thought it was time to share once again the books that my Year 4 class are reading! The last one is here: What We’re Reading… There's a wide variety here! And there's a few books missing! I'm reading Goodly and Grave, which the publishers … Continue reading What We’re Reading!
In 2017 I challenged myself to read 52 books (1 per week!). Totally doable. So far I'm on track! I'm up to 16/52 and it's almost Easter half term (I'll be spending lots of half term writing my dissertation BUT I will make time for reading, I'm taking part in the #SundayYAathon for Easter, so … Continue reading Challenge Update & TBR
My first 'What We're Reading' post went down a storm so I figured I would make it a fortnightly thing after all! As per the last blog post which you'll find here (What We’re Reading!) these books are the books that Year 4 are currently reading. I need to work on showing you how many … Continue reading What We’re Reading…