Why are plays so important?
"Role-play can help pupils to identify with and explore characters and to try out the language they have listened to.”
- Draft National Curriculum for English
We've teamed up with Julia Donaldson to launch an exciting new range of Plays to Read and Plays to Act for Bug Club at KS1.
Building fluency, encouraging reading with expression and enhancing comprehension — plays are just another exciting way to turn kids into life-long readers!
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Julia Donaldson is a children’s writer and playwright, best known as author of The Gruffalo. In June 2011 Julia was nominated as Children’s Laureate, and one of her core missions is to help children enjoy reading and improve their reading skills by acting and reading together.