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

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

Friday 23 April marks 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? Whether you're in the classroom or delivering lessons remotely, encourage your students to explore the pleasures of reading with this selection of primary and secondary activity ideas.

Resources for younger learners

World Book Day Activity Booklet
littlemisstechnical

World Book Day Activity Booklet

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Included in this booklet are printable activities detailed below,a template to make monster corner bookmarks, and World book day hats which the children can draw their favourite book onto and certificates, activities include: What I came dressed as My friends on world book day Character Selfies Cha...
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 /  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 Quiz & Answers - Primary
Tes English

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.

Resources for older learners

'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!
Book Covers
sugardumpling

Book Covers

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A PowerPoint which can be used as an introductory lesson to learn something about your new class whilst teaching them the skills of summarising and appealing to an audience. Great for use at the start of a year if wanting work for displays. Includes option of peer assessment. Can also be used a...
Student reading project with lists and exciting varied tasks
Mrsmumbles

Student reading project with lists and exciting varied tasks

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This is an ideal pack for anyone wanting to encourage their students to read widely and perhaps try a different range of books. It is aimed at KS3 age students, mainly year sevens and eights. However, it is just as useful for aspiration Commin Entrance exam students who are keen to brush up on book ...