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Sunday, 27 May 2012

Hooked on Books, or a picture worth a thousand words.

During the month of May every year, I organise a visit to our school by a group of young artists called "Hooked on Books". They come to the school and act out scenes from various books, in this way the learners are shown that reading can be exciting and fun. The show is two hours of action packed fun and the children just love it. The photo below shows just how enthralled they become while watching the show.




A picture worth a thousand words.




A bare minimum of props are used during the show.




The three young actors doing one of their routines, these three young people are so full of energy and enthusiasm, that I was exhausted from just watching them. The two boys sitting behind them are volunteers waiting to take part in a scene from a book.




One of the books presented.




Another enthralled learner.




Some of the other books presented.




Above the Junior Primary learners watching the show. 


The show was presented in two section, first half for the Junior Primary (Foundation phase), Gd's 1 - 3. And the second half for the Intermediate and Senior Phases, Gd's 4 - 7. 


Tomorrow I'll be swamped with requests for these books.

3 comments:

kare said...

Fantastic!!
Wish i could be there!

Shoreman said...

The more they read, the better they will be for it. You know me, I read all the time.

Mark

Kay L. Davies said...

So wonderful, Phillip. Reading has always been one of my favourite things to do, right after breathing.
K