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Creator of Reading Explorers, Top Class Comprehension and Reading Rocketeers. Literacy consultant specialising in Guided Reading & Comprehension.

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@SadiePhillips @MichaelRosenYes Perfect, thank you for sourcing. It's now on my to get list.Love this! 👇Engaging with texts is so much more than simply reading it. To share ideas and to explore what is read… https://t.co/rxjCZuy2wY @lauraJbruce The real surprise is the fact that you're surprised at this.😂
3/28
2020
@democracycheers Thanks 👍
3/27
2020
@DrChips_ One I think you'll enjoy... https://t.co/lpqLPWzgme
3/25
2020
@emmagreenhalgh1 @MasefieldCP What a great picture too. I’ve got a John Grisham to start on Friday as pacing myself… https://t.co/HasUSaIR29 @lisafathersAFL @RushbrookBFET @_Reading_Rocks_ @Bethan_Southern Great stuff. Amazon today cancelled the subscripti… https://t.co/EPnRXuQmwEAnd we're in! Anyone else had to move house during a national crisis? No? Just us? 😂 Look what they left us, I'm in… https://t.co/mKfZS7ohTz
Retweeted by John MurrayGreat news. Great resource for children to connect with books and the spoken word.👇Thanks @RogersHistory for sharin… https://t.co/OuQULyYqVWLatest episode of Power-Up learning at home. Fun ideas for boosting word learning at home with everyday games and a… https://t.co/y6jRGimMGs
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3/24
2020
Thanks to everyone who tuned in this morning (we had over 100 which is ace!) to make a mess with slime! Tomorrow wi… https://t.co/L218XbcJU0
Retweeted by John MurrayIt's time for #hometasking no.1! Post your attempt with the hashtag #hometasking here. Please keep your clip un… https://t.co/Q70jb04f5v
Retweeted by John Murray @GalwayMr Is this what you're looking for?👇 I've put some free Reading Intervention lessons (Reading Rocketeers) an… https://t.co/ISynyQNlmy
3/23
2020
New Blog Post: Reading Books Online - https://t.co/U9twtQUqRs
Retweeted by John MurrayMorning all, I've just updated https://t.co/xrjFmkwDd3 with details of all my live Science, Computing and Engineeri… https://t.co/WnmMBkxk5i
Retweeted by John Murray @PickfordMel @MrsHullhere @TeachPrimary @Team_English1 Thanks for the shout out, really appreciated 👍 @MrsHullhere @TeachPrimary @Team_English1 How old are they? If it’s a Reading Intervention approach and texts you’r… https://t.co/bARyNnUPtH
3/22
2020
I turned the news off last night and just listened to some ambient music while drifting off to sleep. It really hel… https://t.co/2tNvXlxtgWAt @Cambs_SIS we have collated lists of high quality resources to support #HomeLearning. All links are free without… https://t.co/JtsxDRRjJ4
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3/20
2020
@rcharlesworth @Mat_at_Brookes @brookes_edu @ZanaFraillon @misscarter_20 @Teacherglitter @headPSEprimary @jonnybidhttps://t.co/N2JqBhW6pbThis is an invaluable resource 👇 If you want ideas for how to use picture books, then have a look at Matt's pages.… https://t.co/6bhk2Q2OEFOne of our @brookes_edu students has just uploaded their plans for @ZanaFraillon & Grahame Baker-Smith's #Wisp I kn… https://t.co/qWZTBtBpE1
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3/18
2020
@missycrobs @GalwayMr Youre doing loads already! What are they questioning about your fluency approach?John, can yo… https://t.co/Kauhr5FLPj
Retweeted by John Murray @missycrobs @MrsRuffyY5 @GalwayMr Glad to help - if you want anything specific (it sounds like you're doing lots of… https://t.co/GxF4V2oxEIInteresting from Robert Frost...food for thought ‘Half the world is composed of people who have something to say a… https://t.co/iFi5Lr1VZ2
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3/15
2020
@missycrobs @MrsRuffyY5 @GalwayMr Great stuff. Hope you and your learners enjoy the texts 👍
3/12
2020
@MrsRuffyY5 @missycrobs @GalwayMr Great news. There are two key aspects of Fluency to work on (mechanics and unders… https://t.co/vbIt73giRO
3/11
2020
New on my blog! Getting Ready For The 2020 KS2 Reading Test *With links to #freelyshared resources* With thanks… https://t.co/dWt33FYLDu
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3/10
2020
Lots of interest in this👇.A great CPD opportunity that focuses on how to teach vocabulary well and close the words… https://t.co/c4UzJEZ0AG @JaneCoomber1 Thank you x @geordiecat2012 @PrimaryRocks1 @MrGPrimary @MrBoothY6 @NikiLouiseT 100% no., what is your purpose for writing? Is a… https://t.co/YjKQdNM15T
3/9
2020
@ChrisChivers2 @gazneedle This is it! Perhaps buy it for a week for the sake of nostalgia. LOL @gazneedle Yeah but it's all the expensive stuff 😭 Bring back the non-absorbant paper we had in primary schools in… https://t.co/GPPPcdJrzQReally enjoyed this thread 👇. Thanks for taking the time to write it. https://t.co/ZLUa4vJcqR
3/8
2020
Jurgen Klopp's response when asked about Coronavirus is absolutely class. This man speaks so much sense, absolutely… https://t.co/s5ob7HdqwI
Retweeted by John Murray @Kath_Pennington @miss_simmonds1 Such a good point - I love writing poetry. As a lad growing up in a very northern… https://t.co/da3jKBMBp9It's not often I tweet about someone specific but just saw @Asma_KhanLD speak on Saturday Kitchen Live. Your integr… https://t.co/idhzLvkCWHWell... the chairs have finally done it! They’ve QUIT! After reading The Day the Crayons Quit this morning, our ch… https://t.co/gQvhpvoWP9
Retweeted by John Murray @miss_simmonds1 @Kath_Pennington What a lovely idea. Poetry often gets overlooked or left to till the end of term a… https://t.co/GaUwGEdCNL
3/7
2020
You Had One Job! https://t.co/WjZDu8QBCX
Retweeted by John MurrayAn interesting read for all who teach👇but especially those who teach those with dyslexia or live with it themselves. https://t.co/LdOi2lX8yv
3/6
2020
@MrsRuffyY5 Voiced by actors with sound effects @MrsRuffyY5 If you enjoy that sort of stuff, have a look at campfire ghost stories or battle cry packs I write for… https://t.co/tJAz6xUXUI @MrsRuffyY5 @OnjaliRauf Oh great links with the class reader. Love it! Making links is key to enjoying and understa… https://t.co/v5F7Ml0sY4 @mariejeanzarro Hope it went well and you had an enjoyable day 👍Smashing Our WW2 Topic 🔥 #LFP6MW #LFP6NW #LFP6NN #cornerstones #WW2 #Blitz #evacuation @lea_forest_aethttps://t.co/IqQVg5S3lQ
Retweeted by John Murray @FourfieldsSc It was an absolute joy to work with you all. Glad you found it useful and I look forward to working w… https://t.co/sD7kKc14DB @FourfieldsMrH @FourfieldsSc It was a pleasure, mate. You know your stuff and it's always a joy to converse with fellow professionals.
3/5
2020
@JessMar31345812 @DeputyDarbs @mrspennyslater @thatboycanteach @_Reading_Rocks_ @reading_realm Duly followed- in Pe… https://t.co/vjtB8FcRYW @JessMar31345812 @DeputyDarbs @mrspennyslater @thatboycanteach @_Reading_Rocks_ @reading_realm DM me- Guided Readin… https://t.co/hOJqsLdJ8w
3/4
2020
@MrsRuffyY5 @JessMar31345812 @mrspennyslater @thatboycanteach @_Reading_Rocks_ @reading_realm Thanks - try The Clas… https://t.co/pAmTUW0By8 @MrsRuffyY5 @JessMar31345812 @mrspennyslater @thatboycanteach @_Reading_Rocks_ @reading_realm 😂 I wrote Reading Explorers. @mimmerr @JessMar31345812 @mrspennyslater @thatboycanteach @_Reading_Rocks_ @reading_realm It’s not a case of whole… https://t.co/BBC2rpMvct @mimmerr @JessMar31345812 @mrspennyslater @thatboycanteach @_Reading_Rocks_ @reading_realm Are you asking about an… https://t.co/n4A1BrcdAD @TPSyear6 @_Reading_Rocks_ @MrEPrimary I'd be getting some blankets to snuggle into while reading there too - lovely to see.👍 @deputydbradshaw Great - will have a look after my tea 👍Glad to see you tackle this pack - it's a great way to link an environmental topic with Literacy in a meaningful an… https://t.co/dXMsJDQqUgYoung David Attenboroughs! The children from @HolcombeBrook have loved the ‘Planet Earth - Read Write Perform’ uni… https://t.co/h4Utn9uZ2y
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3/3
2020
If you are serious about equipping teachers and learners with the skills, knowledge and confidence to use technolog… https://t.co/JkSIrg2L3ZCheck out the start of our Endurance Talk for Reading unit. Here’s the start of our Shackleton’s Journey working wa… https://t.co/sKUCRBAX4u
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3/2
2020
@DamsonEd Sorry to hear that. I’ll make sure I reference them though if I share with a school. Keep up the good wor… https://t.co/KOVRLUWoA9 @DamsonEd And too many charlatans don’t think it matters. I’ve had menu of my training slides and lessons used by o… https://t.co/1Y3GhbdieN @DamsonEd Agreed, always important to credit your sources 👍Ya gotta love irony. https://t.co/YurhILFg9C
Retweeted by John MurraySome free resources that will help promote and develop listening and speaking. Thanks @Bethan_Southern for sharing… https://t.co/KcmXX1RAgkThanks for sharing this 👇 @DamsonEd 👍 https://t.co/GHpKkW9PVC @reholmes27 @chrisdysonHT Definitely yes and not just because life is too short to debate and answer so clearly correct 😂BBC News - 'There's a whole world to doodle over' https://t.co/2igK3H7ZPr @gazneedle you'll find this interesting @JohnDea20799992 I have over the years but remember writers usually only get a small % from each book sold, the lio… https://t.co/mNtnfulz90 @MPSYear2_2019 No problem- hope it helps 👍 @JohnDea20799992 Thanks John, genuinely appreciate the recommendation and glad Reading Rocketeers is helping you to… https://t.co/YjQXZJRrIbWhen he waddles back to the ocean 😭 https://t.co/HWhiqo5anO
Retweeted by John MurrayI'm working on the last Reading Rocketeers book today. Especially useful for Reading Intervention in Y2 and LKS2. Y… https://t.co/SHbE1GwrVu @redgierob @OliverRMills Agreed @Mark_Fontes Wow! Thank you. Unexpected but gratefully received. You probably haven’t seen or used my new series To… https://t.co/7KGxkzkrEw @BeeFlownFar Exactly! Honestly you’d think this would be common sense. But I go into schools where they simply give… https://t.co/1KLAy1vsoXGetting lots of enquiries about my Spelling CPD recently. Too many schools sitting children in front of a screen to… https://t.co/ISOFZbVVKySpaces are filling fast for the #vocabulary #CPD day for primary teachers in #York on 1 May with @ReadingExplorer &… https://t.co/BRcdxCDgwK
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3/1
2020
@mickelsonuk 😂 @Toriaclaire Sorry to hear your sad news. Hope this helps make you smile... It reminds me of a kitten I rescued fro… https://t.co/GW6BbX95gyWas reminded of the podcast episode I made with Claire from @_Reading_Rocks_ the other day and thought I'd share it… https://t.co/wfDGlSJVgvWorking with the staff at St. Anne's on their Reading and book-led curriculum is always a pleasure. A happy and car… https://t.co/pr3HTKHxJ7 @MrsB_QT @OliverRMills Hey advice from your union. I went through it once where those who were made redundant could… https://t.co/fr0M0zA8xG @RabbitsClass How lovely is that!! I’ve just put the kettle on to read a book I got in the post this morning... I t… https://t.co/LTX2Ho6Y8o @kashleyenglish @ClackMr @_Reading_Rocks_ @PrimaryRocks1 @MRSLOWE123 Thanks Kelly - There are FREE lessons for you… https://t.co/5y4sUf7E0B
2/28
2020
@one_to_read @PaulWat5 If you like idioms, have a look at this book to source their entomology. Really easy and enj… https://t.co/OC1xZZ2LkoFull steam ahead with the making of the 2016 Y6 SATs Reading comp PP after an overwhelming response! The perks of b… https://t.co/gz5kX94osY
Retweeted by John MurrayIf Vocabulary Development is on your SDP then don’t miss this opportunity. It will genuinely help the T&L of this e… https://t.co/082x9r1Urx @CaenPrimary @ICT_MrP Boom indeed! Love Read Write Perform packs. Easy to use, flexible and rooted in pedagogy. Gla… https://t.co/TXO1r3d8z6 @thinkpix_suze In the summer term I used to teach ‘Study Skills’ which inc dictionary, as well as glossary, work. I… https://t.co/GMkwB8mypM @lisafathersAFL @ICT_MrP Hi Lisa Hope you are well. Where in Manchester are you based? North or south? I’m just arr… https://t.co/wtxFSSUbe2 @EmmaHornby17 @SJVEnglishHub Some good follow up work completed yesterday. Always a pleasure to support schools on their Reading Journey. @phonicfairy 😂
2/26
2020
Working in Blackpool today, talking about using picture books to develop the whole child and improve vocabulary (in… https://t.co/r5tiXHjp1O @TPSyear6 @PickfordMel @MrsHullhere @TeachPrimary @Team_English1 Always here to help 👍 @MrHoughtonLCP @VIPreading @_Reading_Rocks_ Great to hear- keep up the good work
2/25
2020
@MrHoughtonLCP @VIPreading @_Reading_Rocks_ How wonderful - A book full of laughs or a book full of adventure? I wo… https://t.co/jzTGpt2CT3 @emma_a_kelly @ICT_MrP Great - I’m working away till Wednesday at present but will email you when back. DM me where… https://t.co/9Dhkr8Oi7Q @kateowbridge Love this 👍
2/24
2020

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