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Making the most of an author event

Tips to help you make the most of an author event

reading schools event with author

Resource type: Classroom resources

Audience: Primary, secondary

Key Area: 2.3.5 Access to authors

Level: Silver

An author event is a great way to get children enthused about reading, writing and drawing. By making sure you and your pupils are prepared and excited about the author and event, you’ll ensure that they get the most out of the experience.

This resource explores things you can do in class before and after a writer event. For activity ideas to help you build on a writer event after it has taken place, see the second half of this resource.

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