Recent research has shown that children's reading achievement falls in those years with big sporting events. I hope these ideas will help your pupils become Reading Champions despite the excitement of Euro 2012 and the Olympics.
On my website http://www.tompalmer.co.uk/
. letter for schools to send home with Top Ten Tips for Parents on using sport to encourage children to read in Euro 2012
. Squad : Black Op reading comprehension, suitable for home or class work
. Spy pack - everything you need to set up a children's Spy Writing Group
. Euro 2012 activity pack - suitable even for teachers and librarians who dread football!
On the National Literacy Trust site www.literacytrust.org.uk/
Thanks for reading. I hope this will help you all link the excitement around Euro 2012 to your literacy work.
Tom Palmer - www.tompalmer.co.uk