A Year of Reading Calendar

A Year of Reading Calendar

September

Roald Dahl Day – children dress up as characters in Roald Dahl Books.

Coral Rumble Poet to visit school and all children participate in poetry workshops.

October

 National Poetry Day. Children in each class learn a poem off by heart.

 November

National Non Fiction Day.  Children bring in their favourite non-fiction book to share.

 December

Who is John Hampden’s favourite author?

Santa reading challenge

 January

Book Swap – children bring in unwanted books to swap within classes/ year groups.

Competition- which class has the best reading area?

 February

National Storytelling Week.  Talk For Writing Assembly – each class retell a story from Talk for Writing session.

 March

 World Book Day.  Children dress up as favourite characters from books. 

 April

Easter Holiday Homework - take a photograph of your child reading a book and send it in.  A prize will be given to the photograph taken in the most unusual place!

 May

Share a Story Month 

 June/July

Count total of how many stories we have shared in a school year?

Signing up to Reading Challenge