Reading Recommendations Slide 14: Narrative Voice

A selection of books which all feature particularly effective narrative voice for this week: two thrillers and two contemporaries with different tones – both about family but in different ways. All are great reads, and all offer strong voices as part of that experience.

I pop these recommendation slides up while I take KS4 and 5 registers (if I had yr9 classes, I’d use them there too) and allow students to read the info and decide whether they want to find any of these books. It’s a key one of my attempts to widen their reading and help them find books they might enjoy as there are certainly plenty of those out there, and the curriculum doesn’t always make it easy for us to present students with a pleasurable reading experience.

Download the slide here: 8 – Strong voice

Last week’s theme was Christmas. I make some links thematic, some topical, some more English-y. Please do let me know if you have ideas/suggestions/requests for future possible links.

Beth Kemp

Teacher of English, writer, blogger, reader, mother, feminist

You may also like...

1 Response

  1. December 14, 2017

    […] people, catch up on education reading. Join your local library or check out the following blogs http://www.hearthfire.bethkemp.co.uk/reading-recommendations-slide-14-narrative-voice/ or https://lauramcinerney.com/2017/12/10/my-year-in-books-2017-finished-liked for non fiction […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CommentLuv badge

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: