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Greensted Junior School

Reading

Reading is an exercise in empathy; of walking in someone else’s shoes for a little while. 

Our Wonderful Millionaire Readers!

At Greensted Junior School, we know that being able to read fluently is a vital life skill but we also see it as an opportunity to transport yourself on magical journeys; to incredible places; with extraordinary characters; and where your imagination can run wild.

All of our staff adore reading and actively encourage that enthusiasm in our children to ensure they also develop a “love of reading” for the rest of their lives.

Book Reviews

As a reader, it is also important to be able to evaluate what you have read. and this is also something which we incorporate into our English lessons.

What is a Book Review?

The main purpose of a book review is to help other readers to decide if they should read the book themselves. It presents all the main ideas in the book.

Book reviews usually include a brief summary of the book, an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the book, and usually a rating or recommendation. 


 There a a variety of book review templates available to use. The one below shows the main key features of a Book Review.

Click on the picture blow to start creating your own book review: