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13/11/19

Year 6 football tournament - Peckham Park - vs - Free School https://t.co/hYrJiQKGzq

12/11/19

Odd Socks to show that it’s okay to be different https://t.co/0XZNajWOLA

08/11/19

Year 2 on their termly RE trip to https://t.co/mQGCcIy6v8

05/11/19

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Wonderful afternoon with Kate Hart at with a gruesome re-imagining of Little Red Riding Hood and a Unicorn birthday complete with dancing cake! It was beautiful to see the joy the children demonstrated in acting out each others stories.

01/11/19

Celebrating international day by wearing clothes that represent our culture https://t.co/wudTg4ds1r

30/10/19

How can we use pacing to improve our lessons? Brilliant staff training being delivered & inspired by ‘Teach like a champion.’ https://t.co/GMRuUOGu1H

29/10/19

What’s going on here? Hidden bread around the school? Year 6 Science in action! 🥽🍞#peckham https://t.co/MH9quE0kw6

28/10/19

Year 3 loved their trip to the , mid-way through their history unit on the Stone, Bronze and Iron Age. https://t.co/nH7cKqABuH

18/10/19

& staff training (&having fun) in It’s going to be a fantastic Christmas production! https://t.co/0rBYVrfK3H

15/10/19

African mask workshop as part of our celebrations https://t.co/knXoWZJ0QV

11/10/19

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We are so excited to be providing music for all KS2 at Harris Free School Peckham this year! What a talented group of musicians! 🎶 https://t.co/C6vKDiTv6y

11/10/19

Proud of Harris in Harmony, the HAP Band and Peckham’s https://t.co/y4fvj5img7

19/07/17

Get out and about this summer with the Mayor’s new London Curriculum Family Explorer Trails. Find out more at https://t.co/KyDct0MEGg

28/03/17

Red Nose Day last Friday was FANTASTIC!!!! https://t.co/S7n6Dbwbt9

07/02/17

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Enjoyable Governor visit to this morning. Happy to see the kids doing well & found out I have the same name as someone on X-factor!

07/02/17

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I've been hugely impressed by success of 's breakfast club. Fully subscribed and giving kids a positive start to the day

07/02/17

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07/02/17

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07/02/17

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Teacher training interview coming up? We’ve got some info to help you prepare https://t.co/IvigOiwO9B https://t.co/9fLzprUz8v

07/02/17

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Questions to ask when Reading

Dear parents, one way you can help your child meet their reading targets is by reading with them every day. You can help by listening to your child read, and then ask some of these questions. Choose the questions that best fit the type of book you’re reading.

  1. What is the title?
  2. Can you think of a different title this book could have?
  3. Why do you think the author chose this title?
  4. What is the setting (where and when the story happens)?
  5.  What adjectives can you use to describe the setting?
  6. Does it remind you of any places you’ve been to?
  7. Why do you think the author chose this setting?
  8. Who are the characters in the story?
  9. Which words can you use to describe the main character/s?
  10. What sort of person is the character? How do you know?
  11. Do you agree with the choices the character makes in the story? Why or why not? What would you have done?
  12. What is the story about?
  13. Describe in your own words what has happened so far in the story?
  14. Can you retell part of the story (a chapter) from the point of view of another character?
  15. Can you predict what the book will be about from the title or the cover illustration?
  16. What do you think will happen next?
  17. Can you find the index?
  18. What does the index help you to do?
  19. Find three facts about…
  20. How does (character) feel when (something happens)? What words tell you that (character) is feeling that way?
  21. Why do you think (character) did that?
  22. What choice would you have made?
  23. What do you think the author meant when he said…?
  24. How do you know (characters) are friends/ enemies?
  25. Does this book have a glossary?
  26. What does the glossary help you to do?
  27. Why do you think the author chose to use this illustration?
  28. How do the arrows, captions, labels in the diagram help you to understand better?
  29. Is this story fiction or non-fiction? How do you know?
  30. Why did the author choose to use a question on this page?
  31. Can you find any speech marks?
  32. Can you find any punctuation other than commas and full stops?
  33. Why do you think the author chose the word…?
  34. Can you find any feeling words?
  35. Can you find any adverbs?
  36. Can you fine any time connectives?
  37. Find the first word in the paragraph: why do you think the author opened the paragraph with that word?
  38. Who is your favourite character? Why?
  39. Did you enjoy the story? Why?
  40. How does that sentence/ paragraph make you feel?
  41. Why did the author use similes?
  42. Can you think of a different way to end the story? Which way is better? Why?
  43. Does the story have a message or teach a lesson?
  44. What other stories texts does this book remind you of?
  45. Have you read anything else by this author?
  46. What do you know about the author?
  47. If you could ask the author 3 questions about the book, what would you ask?
  48. If you could be any of the characters, who would you be?
  49. Would you recommend this book to your friends?
  50. If you had designed the cover for the book, what would you have put on it?

 

Happy Reading!  And remember…

Model reading behaviour
Set a routine
Celebrate all reading!