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In 2021 your Reading Programme will centre around individual, discussion sessions with the Teacher Librarian to extend and enrich your reading experience by introducing you to new titles, series authors and genres.
In Term 1, the reading focus will be on creating and maintaining a sustained, quiet reading, environment within the class. A reading activity will be introduced so that reading experiences can be shared in the class.
In Term 2, 3 & 4 the sustained reading environment will continue and a reading activity introduced.
Reading Suggestion Websites
Ever craved a good book and just not been inspired by anything you see? Or felt annoyed that you bought a book that was merely so-so? Or closed a book and JUST wanted to talk about it? Or wished you had a place to discover new books?
We know what this feels like. The Book Report Network aims to solve these reader dilemmas, with thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, contests and more every week. We hope you'll visit our websites and discover why since 1996 the Book Report Network has been the best place online to talk about your last great read --- and find your next one.
Inside a Dog
All about books – by young people, for young people.
Inside a Dog is a place for teen readers and the home of Inky, the reading wonder-dog. Here you can:
Join or create a book club to talk about your reading.
Welcome to Guys Read, a web-based literacy program for boys founded by author and First National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature Jon Scieszka. Our mission is to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers.
Novelist is a database of books and connections between those books. It provides suggestions for read-a-likes, as well as lists of titles that share subjects, types of characters, settings, or time periods.
There are several ways to search books. There are lists of recommended reads by category, such as adventure fiction,, sports stories, or realistic fiction. There is also a search option to look for a particular author, book, or description, and ways to search by elements of a particular title.
ROAD Reading Log
During the year you will be required to record the books that you read in a ROAD, Reading Log. The Log is a visual record of your reading progress and will be viewed by your RE and English teacher to establish how consistently and widely you read and what your reading interests are.
To become a Cambridge Library e-member fill in the online form and ask permission from your parent or guardian to register.
You will be emailed an e-membership number that you can use to Log in to the Digital Library.
Cambridge Library members have access to a wide range of free online resources 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Resources available online include eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, eLanguage Learning, and eResources such as databases, newspapers and tutorial programs.