Category: Reading

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5 Books for World Refugee Day

Refugee (noun) ‘A person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution or natural disaster’. The concept of refugees goes back centuries. It is founded on the practice...

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How to Teach Your Child Phonics

Why do we use phonics? Phonics is one way of teaching young children to read. It is a very important step in the process of learning to read, particularly for children aged 5-7 yrs....

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7 Children’s Books for Easter

As well as the chocolate eggs and Easter treats, why not pick up a book and read it with your child? Buy them a book to go with their chocolate eggs? There are plenty...

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New Year Resolution – Pick up a Book!

January is here again! Once again we will all be looking to become better people. Be it slimmer, smoke-free, alcohol refraining, multi-lingual, kinder or less-stressed. The list goes on. For many, these admirable aims...

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Blackhen’s Book List for Children

What would you like to read next? As a tutor for Blackhen Education, parents ask for my suggestions about books. Sometimes they are for further reading around a topic, but more often than not...

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7 Tips for Reluctant Readers

  How can I get my child to read? This is probably the most frequent question an English teacher gets asked. Actually, it is usually ‘How can I get my son to read?’ That’s...