Get reading in Children's Book Week

Resources and activity inspiration to promote reading for pleasure among primary pupils ahead of Children's Book Week 2021

Tes Resources Team

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Children’s Book Week (3-9 May) exists to give teachers and librarians a chance to promote a love of books and reading through a variety of activities. Here, we have drawn together a collection of book review templates, display ideas and reading activities that you could use with your primary pupils. So, why not join in with your class?

Book review template
hanaprice

Book review template

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I use this to encourage my children, my free readers, to read novels and report back on them. They retrieve sheet from me once finished a book and I read review once they have written it, to check. They are filed into a class wallet folder for all children to read. The class often use this indep...
Book review Mind Map
HJames4

Book review Mind Map

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This is a blank mind map worksheet for creating a book review. Prints on A4, best photocopied up to A3 size. Pupils fill in boxes with brief descriptions as prompted for story characters, draw and label the elements of the storyline, tick boxes to show the genre and their opinions in brief, fill in...
BOOK REPORT: FICTION
Laurane Rae

BOOK REPORT: FICTION

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Use this flipbook organiser to scaffold the structure of a fiction Book Report. The prompts for each of the key elements of the Report will help students write effectively and keep on track. WHAT S INCLUDED: Six posters/anchor charts on a fiction book report and its key elements. Print,...
Guided Reading task cards
liz_alston2004

Guided Reading task cards

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A set of tasks for non-fiction and fiction texts that can be used to follow up on a guided reading session or help prepare for the next one. I have these laminated in sets in my folders so I can easily set my groups doing different tasks. Topics also included; non-fiction.
Literature Circles
jlott1

Literature Circles

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Reciprocal reading. A brief teacher's guide. A set of role cards to be laminated and used within reading group. Suitable/adaptable for a range of abilities
Reading Display, Book Corner Display
Miranda Pemberton

Reading Display, Book Corner Display

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Reading Display, Book Corner Display, Printable Display Pack Make your Reading Area gorgeous with this reading display! Beautifully designed with over 80 different patterned butterflies, a book image, lettering and handy tips sheet, this display pack contains everything you need for a quick, effort...
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,...