Monday 2 September 2019

Reading for Pleasure - 6 free online resources

(This is a re-post so that people can find it easily.)


This is a 'matrix' of questions to help children talk about aspects of a book, a passage, a poem or any text.


This is the Open University's wonderful site to encourage and set up reading for pleasure practices in schools.


This is the National Union of Teachers' excellent booklet on reading for pleasure.


This is my matrix for understanding our thinking processes as we read.


These are my twenty tips to help reading for pleasure in schools. 


This is Ian Eagleton's site where he has 25 really great questions to ask pupils in order to encourage a love of reading - amongst other things on a superb site. 

[apologies these links aren't live; you can of course copy them and paste them into your browser]