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Embed Books Across the Curriculum with Read, Write, Count

Read, Write, Count is a national campaign to improve literacy and numeracy skills, which includes a gifting programme for P2-3 children with books, numeracy and writing resources included in their own Read, Write, Count bag. The books are specially chosen to help support cross-curricular learning, making them an excellent tool if you're trying to build a reading culture in your P2 or P3 class.

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Give Reading a High Profile with Authors Live

Authors Live is a series of world class children’s author and illustrator events brought directly to your classroom, library or home for free, live on the web. It's a fantastic tool if you're trying to get children and young people more engaged with reading. This resource provides tips and ideas for before, during and after the broadcast to help you harness the potential of Authors Live and integrate it into your wider reading journey.

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Book list for your Maths classroom

This list features books that have been specially selected to appeal to pupils who are studying maths. It is a great resource for staff who want to recommend books to pupils, or build reading into a cross-curricular project.

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Book list for your Computing Science classroom

This list features books that have been specially selected to appeal to pupils who are studying computer science. It is a great resource for staff who want to recommend books to pupils, or build reading into a cross-curricular project.

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Escape Room Resource

An escape room style resource, created by Padlox Escape Rooms. Pupils must solve book-related puzzles to find the hidden quill. The resource will test their book knowledge, and encourage them to work collaboratively to solve the 10 brain-teasing puzzles.  

Padlox Escape Rooms bring escape rooms to schools, offering a curriculum-focussed half day experience for groups of 30 pupils called “Escape The Classroom!”

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Make a Hat Inspired by a Book

If you’re attending a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, make sure you wear a special hat for the occasion. This template will help you make a simple hat, which you can then decorate with drawings of characters from your favourite books, quotes that you like and much more!

This template is perfect to use with your Party Pack or if you're attending our Celebration Event in June 2019.

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Build a Story at the Museum (Gaelic)

Museums are a great place to uncover stories – they’re hiding everywhere amongst the fascinating objects. 

Take this sheet along to a museum near you to help you build a story!

This resource is in Gaelic, so it is perfect for pupils in Gaelic Medium Education.

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10 Things to Do With Any Book (Secondary)

This resource by Rachel Latimer, English teacher at Portobello High School, will provide great activity ideas that will help your pupils to enjoy the books they are reading and gain a deeper understanding of the text. 

You can pick and choose which activities suit you and your pupils best, or use the resource in its entirety.

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10 Things to Do With Any Book (Primary)

This resource is full of activity ideas to use with just about any fiction text in a primary setting. The activities will help your pupils get to grips with concepts such as plot, character and setting, and also provide opportunities for them to share their opinions about what they've read.

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