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The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse. A Thought Provoking Book by Charlie Mackesy. Beautifully Written and Carefully illustrated

As this book suggests, it is for readers of all ages. I’m 51 and I thoroughly enjoyed it; however, it could easily be read to children. I’d absolutely be reading this to my girls at bedtime if they weren’t teenagers now. Might even suggest it this week and see if they are up for it … Continue reading

Note 319 – Reciprocal Reading

I went to my daughters’ school this evening to learn about reciprocal reading and how I can help them with this technique. I wasn’t really sure what it was all about, but learnt quite a bit in half an hour. It’s basically a strategy that teachers use with their pupils help them to understand a … Continue reading

Note 263 – How reading can help improve spelling

  I love reading and have always encouraged my two daughters to do the same.  The last few weeks in particular, I’ve been spending more time with them and helping them to learn and recognise new words as they read their school books to me.  This has led to a noticeable improvement in their spelling.  Whilst … Continue reading

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