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Why do you think you are encouraged to read?

Is there anything that stops you from reading a lot?

 

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Quick-Fire Questions

  1. What are the benefits of reading?
  2. How often do you read, and what sort of books?
  3. What is your favourite book, and why?
  4. What is the best part about reading a book?

Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?

Reading: discover information by looking at written or printed material.

Book: a written or printed work of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, etc. intended to be read by people.

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People who read more are usully able to get better jobs and reading can help with lonliness and other metal health problems

Stretch Yourself...

Write instructions for someone visiting the school library explaining how to pick a good book. Research and create a reading list of books.

Go Create...

Create a tick chart of books you want to read. What’s at the top and why? Aim for more than ten books in different genres and search on the Waterstones website for inspiration.

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