Before you can pass on the love of reading and recommend books to your students it is important to make sure that you read the books yourself first! I have compiled a list of my top 10 books for Key Stage 2 pupils to either read themselves at quiet reading time or as a class during the daily Storytime.
Storytime is an essential part of general classroom practice and is cross-curricular. Reading at the end of the day is ideal as it binds you together as a class and creates a magical time after a day of learning.
Reading is an opportunity to sit together and to listen to the dancing rhythm of words and allow the imagination and the mind’s eye to work and to wander.
A teacher reading to their class transports everyone to an unknown world. It enables pupils to hear the words carefully chosen and descriptive text come alive; it is soothing and pleasurable and meditative.
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