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How Good Is Our School? 4 Planning and Evaluation Toolkit

This planning and evaluation toolkit is aligned with How Good is Our School? (4th edition), and is designed to allow those taking part in FMRC to:

  • integrate FMRC activities into their improvement plans
  • evaluate the impact of their FMRC activities and identify opportunities for development
  • access case studies and resources to support the development of their FMRC activities
     
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10 Things To Do With Any Book (ASN)

This resource is aimed at children with additional support needs who want to have fun with books. By adding interesting playful activities and sensory elements to reading aloud, we can help children engage with and understand stories. Activities include:

  • Create a sensory story
  • Story dress-up
  • Story pass the parcel
  • Make a game out of the book
  • Sound effect story
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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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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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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!

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Six ways into creative writing
22 November 2019

A strong reading culture and a strong writing culture go hand in hand. By spending more time on creative writing, you can boost your reading and your writing culture in one go!

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Celebrating Book Week Scotland 2019
7 November 2019

If you're taking part in the Reading Challenge, make sure you mark your calendars for 18-24 November - it's Book Week Scotland and we can't wait to celebrate books and reading with you!&nbs

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