• ReadingZone Live
  • ReadingZone Live
  • ReadingZone Live
  • ReadingZone Live
  • ReadingZone Live

ReadingZone Live

ReadingZone Live

Service Pack: Core Service

Subject: English

Regular interviews and live video conferences with some of the best contemporary children's authors.

Michael Morpurgo 6th July 2016 @ 2:30pm

If you have a question you would like to ask the author then please send them to:

contentsupport@lgfl.org.uk

ReadingZone Live: How it works

During term time, each month a group of LGfL schools are linked with our live author events via video conferencing, with one school’s reading group selected to host the author event. During each event, authors discuss their writing before answering the students’ questions via video conference.

If you have video conferencing equipment in your school and would like to take part in a ReadingZone Live event or even just submit questions to be posed to the authors please contact:

contentsupport@lgfl.org.uk

Requirements:

We recommend using any recent versions of Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari for the best experience when watching The ReadingZone Live Events.

Coming soon:

TBC

ReadingZone Live is a development of the existing partnership between LGfL and www.Readingzone.com and brings regular interviews and live video conferences with some of the best contemporary children’s authors to London schools.

Antony Horowitz, Sally Gardner, Sophie McKenzie, Robert Muchamore, Pete Johnson, Sally Nichols and Alexander Gordon Smith are among the authors who have already joined us for the ReadingZone Live programme, which is helping inspire young people to explore new authors and genres and to develop their own creative writing.

ReadingZone Live: How it works

Each month, a group of LGfL schools is linked with our live author events via video conferencing, with one school’s reading group selected to host the author event. During each event, authors discuss their writing before answering the students’ questions via video conference.

After each event, the curriculum-based resources are added to the LGfL ‘ReadingZone Live’ website. The resources include footage of authors discussing their work and creative writing, their inspiration and the issues surrounding writing for a living.

The interviews provide a unique insight into the world of the professional writer and feature questions about books they write and also explore the wider challenges involved in writing as a career. They can be used to help children to appreciate the skills and approaches that professionals take to release their inner creativity and express themselves through their work.

ReadingZone live is available to TRUSTnet subscribing schools as part of the Core Services subscription.

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