Reading for Pleasure: Some useful resources for supporting Reading for Pleasure in schools
Below is a link to my Reading Rocks South workshop presentation, thank you to everyone that came along.
Reading journeys ( with a focus on 6 to 9 year olds): Exploring a ‘layering’ perspective and some practical ideas to help child navigate their book journeys.RR_South Workshop
I have also emailed a power point version to those that gave me their email. If you would like a copy in power point format please Contact Me.
There is a wealth of information and ideas to support reading for pleasure on the Open University Reading for Pleasure site:
John Biddles article on Reading Rivers got me thinking about new ways to look at reading journeys, it’s on the OU website link above, but direct link is below:
There are lot’s of great recommended reading lists out there. But, as someone who has learnt so much about books by sharing pictures of the front coves on twitter. I love that Books for Topics now has downloadable poster recommended reads lists.
KS1 Recommended Reads https://www.booksfortopics.com/ks1
KS2 Recommended Reads https://www.booksfortopics.com/ks2
Two places to get audio books for free:
Public Libraries offer the option to access a free audio books. I live in Cambridgeshire so here is the link for Cambs: https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/libraries-leisure-&-culture/libraries/library-online/eaudio-books/
Listening Books provides a free audio service to adults and children who have physical or medical difficulties that make it difficult to read books themselves.: