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big book quiz

Big Book Quiz

The summer holidays are a great time to lose yourself in a good book; maybe you want something to read by the swimming pool, in your tree house or on those lazy mornings in bed. Here at EdPlace our teachers have shared some of their favourite summer reads and we`ve put together some questions and tasks to challenge you after you’ve finished reading.

BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

  • George Speaks by Dick King Smith
  • Mrs Pepperpot by Alf Proysen and Hilda Offen
  • Alfie by Shirley Hughes
  • The BFG by Roald Dahl
  • Tom’s Midnight Garden by Phillipa Pearce
  • The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy

workshop Challenge yourself, take the quiz and share your results

Well done on reading this fantastic book! You`re a superstar reader.

Can you draw a picture of the family when they find out George can talk? What do their faces look like?

Email your drawing to [email protected] or share it on social media and we`ll feature it on our site and social platforms. Terms and conditions apply

Well done on reading this fantastic book! You`re a superstar reader.

Can you draw a picture of an adventure you would go on if you were able to shrink to the size of a pepperpot?

Email your drawing to [email protected] or share it on social media and we`ll feature it on our site and social platforms. Terms and conditions apply

Well done on reading this fantastic book! You`re a superstar reader.

Can you draw a picture of something kind that Alfie does.

Email your drawing to [email protected] or share it on social media and we`ll feature it on our site and social platforms. Terms and conditions apply

 
 
 

Don’t forget to utilise our fantastic online resources. Here`s some relevant topic areas of Reading, Writing and Comprehension recommended by our English teacher, designed to help young readers.

BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

  • Wonder by R.J. Palacio
  • Holes by Louis Sachar
  • Northern Lights: The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  • Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

worksheetChallenge yourself, take the quiz and share your results

 
 
 
 
 
 

Don’t forget to utilise our fantastic online resources. Here`s some relevant topic areas of Reading, Writing and Comprehension recommended by our English teacher, designed to help young readers.

Roz English

TEACHER TIP

`Make it fun and relevant to what you are doing in the holidays; everything is a learning opportunity if you look for it!` (Ms Brown)

It`s Competition Time

Make reading a big adventure! Share photos of your favourite places to read by tweeting us on Twitter, tagging us on Instagram or share your photo on our Facebook wall with the hashtag #edplacesummercamp. Maybe you are reading ‘Mrs Pepperpot’ on a canal boat, ‘Holes’ in a hammock, or ‘The BFG’ on a beach.

The more unusual the better. Every photo submitted will be in for a chance to win a Waterstones gift voucher! Terms and conditions apply

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