5 ideas to keep the reading momentum up at home

We still don’t know the full impact that COVID-19 has had on children’s education, but we do know that the more children read, the better equipped they are for school and more importantly life. So now more than ever, it’s important to keep children reading during this last term and over the summer. Here are 5 easy ideas from Camilla Macoun, Founder of The Bear Can Read, to share with your families to keep the reading momentum up at home.

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5 reasons to try Super-Readable Rollercoasters

Super authors, super accessible, simply super-readable fiction for KS3/11-14 Written by award-winning authors and developed in partnership with Barrington Stoke, the experts in producing accessible fiction, Super-Readable Rollercoasters aim to encourage less-confident readers and support them to become life-long readers. With findings from the latest Word Gap report by Oxford University Press showing that pupils may have read less widely for pleasure during lockdown, these new titles […]

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Illustrating the Curriculum: Cross-curricular learning with Explore with Biff, Chip and Kipper

Explore with Biff, Chip and Kipper encourages children to read widely across fiction and non-fiction with 60 engaging, topic-linked pairs of books that open the door to cross-curricular comprehension. And what is the first thing young children notice when they open a new book? No Oxford Reading Tree book would be complete without the illustrations! […]

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