Wednesday, 17 May 2017

From The @TES Blog: Why Every Primary School Needs To Embrace Non-Fiction

Everyone has their favourite children’s book. And it is almost always a work of fiction. While children do read a lot of non-fiction, it is not venerated in the same way as the novels and picturebooks beloved to us all.

Unfortunately, this can make non-fiction seem somehow less important and some can even question its place in the primary classroom.

We need to fight this denigration of the genre: non-fiction books are essential tools in the primary classroom. Here is why:

Click here to read on over on the TES blog:


  1. I agree with this one. Reading facts at a young age would strengthen their foundation on knowing what fantasy and reality is. Great post! :)

    Classes A to Z

    1. Yes - very important nowadays for children to be able to tell the difference between what is true and what is made up!