TMWS English Department Online Reading Resources

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We hope you are getting on well with your books; we can’t wait to see what you have done in your book journals. We have put together a list of websites which have audio books on them and also activities connected to books, they are all great fun.

Remember if you are listening to books you can also journal as you can stop and start them.

www.worldofdavidwalliams.com

Every day at 11am he is releasing a story which he is reading; it is the section called Elevenses with the World of David Walliams. There are also resources that you can print off and complete which are connected to his books. Yet again, you can stick them into your book journals.

www.worldbookday.com

There are audio books available from some terrific authors. Also there are lots of hints and tips from authors about creative writing and illustrating. So this might help you with your book journals.

www.stories.audible.com

Audible have released lots of free books for you to listen to. Don’t forget to journal them; there are some great children’s classics.

www.booktrust.org.uk

Cressida Cowell will be reading her book, How to Train Your Dragon, online. There are also lots of other activities included.

BBC sounds

In the Audio books section there are some great classic books.
I recommend:

  • Kidnapped,
  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,
  • A Christmas Carol,
  • Gulliver’s Travels,
  • Wind in the Willows,
  • The Railway Children.

In the learning section click onto the primary section and you will find the following books:

  • Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo
  • Friend or Foe by Micheal Morpurgo
  • Warhorse by Micheal Morpurgo
  • The Machine Gunners by Robert Westall#
  • Carries War by Nina Bawden

There also easier versions of some of the classics as well.

There is enough there to keep you reading for a while and we will update you on any new websites. Keep reading your books at home too as you are going to be able to take the Accelerated Reader Quizzes on line and complete the STAR reading assessments soon!

TMWS English Department