English Department Keystage Three Summer reading J K Rowling's The Ickabog

During lockdown, J K Rowling has released her tale of "The Ickabog". The link to the website and also to an exciting competition to illustrate it can be found here. 

IckabogWe are aware as a Department of the importance of reading to continue to develop student vocabulary and word recognition as well as firing students' imaginations. Therefore Team English have recorded themselves reading the tale on a series of videos. The text appears on screen so you and your child may like to listen - we will release enough videos toy keep your son/ daughter engaged in reading over the summer break. 

We have also added the most recent advice for parents from the Education Endowment Foundation who are working closely with the government to minimise the impact of loss of schooling. Their info graphics are a useful tool for parents to maintain their child's interest and engagement with reading. Some of the statements are geared more to Primary children but they will give an idea of what conversations around reading could sound like. 

 

https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/public/files/Publications/Covid-19_Resources/Resources_for_schools/7_Top_Tips_to_Support_Reading_at_Home.pdf

 

https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/public/files/Publications/Covid-19_Resources/Read_with_TRUST_infographic_(1).pdf

 

https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/public/files/Publications/Covid-19_Resources/Resources_for_schools/Talk_with_TRUST_infographic.pdf

We hope you find this an entertaining and enjoyable time to read with your children. 

The English Department 

 

Installment 1 with Mr Corns - Chapter 1 - Chapter 2 - Chapter 3 -Chapter 4

 
Installment 2 with Miss Chaplin: Chapter 5 - Chapter 6 - Chapter 7 - Chapter 8  
Installement 3 with Miss Sadler: Chapter 9 - Chapter 10 - Chapter 11 - Chapter 12  
Installement 4 with Mr Bourne: Chapter 13 - Chapter 14 - Chapter 15 - Chapter 16  
Installement 5 with Miss Stevens - Chapter 17 - Chapter 18Chapter 19 - Chapter 20   
Installement 6 with Miss Merrick :Chapter 21 - Chapter 22 -Chapter 23 - Chapter 24  
Installement 7 with Mrs Moseley    
Installment 8 with Mrs Millership: Chapter 29 - Chapter 30 - Chapter 31 - Chapter 32  
Installment 9 with Mr Fox: Chapter 33 - Chapter 34 - Chapter 35 - Chapter 36  
Installment 10 with Miss Chaplin: Chapter 37 - Chapter 38 - Chapter 39 - Chapter 40  
   

 

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