A lot of learning to read at Primary School is all about learning how to work out what the words on the page actually say. Once children have mastered this skill, we often say that they ‘can read’. But this doesn’t mean they can understand everything they read and it doesn’t mean they can understand the kinds of challenging texts that they will come across as part of their day to day learning at school and beyond, in exams or in the workplace.
Have a look at the link to the right to learn more about the importance of being able to read competently.
Don’t know what to read?
Here are some suggestions to get you started.
Check the link at the bottom for more!
Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve
Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Life: An Exploded Diagram by Mal Peet
The Enemy by Charlie Higson