A great blog about the importance of fostering a love of reading in the classroom.
“I will say a prayer, just while you are sitting there
I will wrap my hands around you
I know it will be fine
We’ve got a fantasy affair
We didn’t get wet, we didn’t dare
Our aspirations, are wrapped up in books
Our inclinations are hidden in looks”
Wrapped up in books Belle and Sebastian
In primary school books are the most important tools we have at our disposal . What worries me is we seem to have lost the time to explore them…The time to talk about them…the time to make links and connections to our knowledge…the time to draw in the pieces and make our own sense of them.
Question… How much time do you give to children talking about books?
Sadly I see loads of comprehension activities online. Lots of comprehension questions that create one answer. What I rarely see however is people talking about children…
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