Celebrate World Book Day!

Primary and secondary resources to help to engage learners of all ages in the wonderful world of reading this World Book Day

Tes Resources Team

Books with windows to celebrate World Book Day

Ignite your pupils' imaginations with these engaging World Book Day resources

23 March marks UNESCO's world book day when learners of all ages come together to celebrate their favourite authors, illustrators, books and, of course, reading! So why not get your class or form group involved? Encourage your students to explore the pleasures of reading with this selection of primary and secondary activity ideas.

Resources for younger learners

Donut Stop Reading World Book Day Challenge
charl.x

Donut Stop Reading World Book Day Challenge

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Use this cute reading challenge resource to promote reading over time or for a special reading day event like World Book Day :) Children can be told 'Donut stop reading' and when signalled, they should read their books for sustained periods of time. Each time they complete their reading challenge,...
World Book Day Activities Pack
katerinaa

World Book Day Activities Pack

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I created this pack for World Book Day 2014. It contains various book activities including: writing a character profile, a diary entry, an author interview, a quiz, designing a new book cover and blurb and making a word search. You can adapt it to suit your year group and can be used for any fi...
World Book Day Primary Assembly
WorldBookDay

World Book Day Primary Assembly

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For this year s World Book Day celebrations we ve created a special assembly plan and Powerpoint presentation for Primary Schools. This really is the easiest way to run a World Book Day assembly feel free to adapt and edit the slides according to your time and setting.
World Book Day Quiz & Answers - Primary
TesEnglish

World Book Day Quiz & Answers - Primary

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World Book Day 2011, the UK s largest celebration of books and reading, will take place on Thursday 3 March 2011, celebrating 14 years of encouraging the young and old to share their love of books and reading. A WBD literature quiz.
WORLD BOOK DAY  Quiz /  Task Cards
hoppytimes

WORLD BOOK DAY Quiz / Task Cards

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Celebrate this year's World Book Day with this fun activity! The activity is mainly aimed at lower KS2. A set of 24 task cards with multiple choice questions about the books and characters children are familiar with. Recording sheet and answer sheet included. Can be used as table tasks or hidden aro...
World Book Day Activities
hollyjack1

World Book Day Activities

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Free World Book Day activities. This product includes a bingo game, scavenger hunt and make a book mark activity. Are you celebrating World Book Day and stuck for activities? Download this FREE product for some fun, interactive activities. **This product includes:** A reading bingo game - ideal f...

Resources for older learners

World Book Day Quiz
EnglishGCSEcouk

World Book Day Quiz

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A FREE World Book Day quiz that contains 20 representations of famous novels and plays and students can work together as individuals or teams to complete their quiz sheets and decided who is the overall winner. Students must name the book titles, authors and list key events in the books' plots in or...
'Book Ninjas' Library Tasks
MissCResources

'Book Ninjas' Library Tasks

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30 engaging tasks for students to complete in the library. I created these little library challenge cards for my boys group who really engaged with them! The idea is that ninjas are silent and focused and a class in the library should be too. These vary in ability and challenge and be easily adapted...
Book club discussion questions
LikeAnExpert

Book club discussion questions

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24 question cards for students to use as prompts for book club discussion. I keep a laminated set with me and then students take it in turns to draw cards and answer the question. They make for great discussion!
Library Challenge Cards
sh2810

Library Challenge Cards

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These Library Challenge cards were made for my class library, but they could be used in a school library as well. The idea was just to get the children excited about reading and properly engaged with the books, and they ve really enjoyed working through the activities an added bonus bein...