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.
Suggestions and steps on widening your reading culture throughout the whole school and your communtiy. Including how to build links with your local libraries.
This resource pack was created in partnership with Into Film to help you make connections between reading for pleasure and film-making.
Part 1 of this resource guides you through a number of creative ways to respond to what you are reading using film, from book review videos to book trailers. Part 2 gives you great tips on how to illustrate your reading journey through film, which is particularly useful if you are submitting an entry to one of the challenges at the end of the year and would like to do so through a video.
A multiple choice personality quiz to point pupils towards book categories they might enjoy in our Places to Start Your Reading Journey recommendations resource.
We also have a PowerPoint version so that your whole class can answer at the same time without needing to print anything off!