World Book Day
World Book Day was on Thursday 3rd March 2016.
We celebrated this event by holding a 'DEAR' (Drop Everything and Read) day in lessons on the day.
It means the focus for each lesson you have on Thursday should be on reading. There will be a starter linked to 'World Book Day' for each lesson too!
Did You Know
- Reading expands your vocabulary, so you'll sound like a genius!
- If you read one book a week, starting at the age of five, and live to be 80, you will have read a grand total of 3,900 books!
- Abibliophobia is the fear of running out of reading material!
- People in Iceland read more books per capita than any other country.
- If you read just 15 minutes a day, in one year you will have read over 1,000,000 words!
Take a look at our 'Reading for Pleasure' page, which features book recommendations to help you on your way.
You can find out more on the World Book Day website.
“Praise the Lord because he is good. His faithful love will last forever.”
Subject which uses this term: Science, Geography
Meaning: An epidemic that sweeps across continents or the whole world.
For example: "Scientists are working hard to ensure the world does not see another viral pandemic."
"Don't be afraid! I am here with good news for you, which will bring great joy to all the people."
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