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Open book review
Open Book Review

Using this printable open book template, you could ask pupils to respond to a book or their reading journey; you could even encourage them to create a picture out of letters!

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Personal challenge certificate
Personal Challenge Certificates

Adaptable certificates for teachers and librarians to use with pupils who complete personal challenges. These certificates are designed to be downloaded and printed for use in the classroom. 

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Plan a cross curricular book project

Use this editable planner to map out a cross curricular project using a book of your choice. We've included some ideas for how to find inspiration, and space to include the Curriculum for Excellence Experience and Outcomes.

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Case studies and inspiration

Our blog is full of ideas about building a reading culture and encouraging young people to read for pleasure, with case studies from participants, book suggestions and more!

The Little Squirrel who Worried and The Little Otter who Tried book covers
Supporting childrens' wellbeing in the classroom through books
6 April 2023

Katie O’Donoghue is a child and young people’s therapist with a background in Fine Art and Design. She has a Master's degree in Art Psychotherapy and is in the end stages of a Health Psychology PhD.

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Stuard Reid on a stage striking a pose
'Books are brilliant. . . Reading rocks!': an FMRC-funded workshop at Golfhill Primary
27 February 2023

Their reading journey 

Golfhill Primary are back for a new year of the First Minister's Reading Challenge, and their current P5 and P7 classes have taken over a leadership role to celebrate reading journeys across the school – creating certificates to award fellow pupils when the

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