Watch this 11 year old talk about why reading is so important to her.
If you’re not certain what to read, here’s some reading ideas which might help:
Here are the top 100 books to read before you leave primary, according to teachers
http://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/ have book ideas for all ages
Why not take part in a summer reading challenge with The Reading Agency?
Love Roald Dahl? Here are loads of Roald Dahl activities for you.
Games you can try
Basic Writing Skills
See if these presentations can help you become more confident:
You can use Grammar Practice Park to check your skills: http://www.harcourtschool.com/menus/preview/harcourt_language/grammar_park.html
Things to help you write your own stories
Staff Development – Listening
Competitions for kids
Radio 2’s 500 Words runs every year in January: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00rfvk1
The Scottish Book Trust has lists of up to date competitions you can enter:
They run a 50 word fiction competition every month on a different them and with prizes – you can access this at http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/reading/the-50-word-fiction-competition
You can also find great competitions at https://youngwriters.co.uk/index