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How to teach… reading for pleasure

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By Guardian

Studies have found that reading for pleasure is more important to a child’s educational achievement than their family’s wealth or social class. But how to inspire children to ditch the tech (e-readers excepted) and get into reading for fun?

Having a couple of nice books in the book corner won’t necessarily cut it anymore, especially if your students’ parents/carers don’t have a reading habit. So, here are some great teaching resources and ideas which will help you to encourage all your students to become lifelong readers and turn your school into a reading school.

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