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Bookbug (P1) & Read, Write, Count (P2 & 3) – Book Week Scotland

As part of the Bookbug (P1) and Read, Write, Count (P2 & P3) campaigns, children across Scotland will receive a book bag. The packs will arrive in schools between October and November. Children in Gaelic Medium will receive an English and a Gaelic pack.

Please click the link below for more information, suggested learning resources and contact details if you have too few, or have received a surplus of packs.

Read Write Count Bag Gifting Webinars – October 2019

As part of Book Week Scotland (18th – 24th November 2019), the Scottish Book Trust will gift every P2 and P3 child in Scotland two free books.

The Read, Write, Count team have developed online CLPL webinars on bag gifting for Primary 2 and Primary 3 teachers to attend. These sessions will give an overview of the Read, Write, count programme. This will include what to expect in this year’s bags, related activities  and resources and ideas for planning a gifting event.

Registration can be found via the following links.

FULL CAPACITY – Read, Write, Count – Primary 2 Gifting (Tuesday 8th October: 16:30 – 17:30)

STILL SPACES – Read, Write, Count – Primary 3 Gifting (Thursday 10th October: 16:30 17:30)

Both webinars will be available to watch afterwards for any staff unable to attend the live session.

Epic! Books for Kids

Epic! Books is a digital library for kids offering free access to 35000 children’s books and videos.

Educators can access this digital library for free!

Search for books based on topic, title or author. This is a great resource when looking for fiction and non fiction texts to share with your class or for pupils to access independently.

Pupils can also access the texts using a pupil log in and class code which will be generated once you create an educator’s account.

Books can also be sorted according to reading level/difficulty.

Click this link to visit Epic! Books