Despite numerous setbacks the creator of the first comprehensive English dictionary never gave up on his dream. Let’s look at Dr Johnson, his life, his times and his magnificent book.
Mathematical word problems can be a very daunting proposition for some children but with the right strategies their mysteries can be unlocked.
A class assembly on books is the perfect place to celebrate these amazing objects that can have such a positive impact on our lives.
Help children extract the important from the interesting as they navigate their way through non-fiction texts – it's a skill that will stay with them forever.
Lovers of literature subconsciously interrogate text as they read. It’s a handy skill to pass on to your new reading detectives.
Ferdinand Forest has got a problem. What shall he read now he's come to the end of his favourite series of books? This framed story is perfect for looking at story structure and character place in story.