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I’m Reading a Book Too!

March 18, 2011 by Lynn   

I’ve just had the luxury of a week off school mid-term which I spent in Sydney with some girlfriends. We saw all the sights by walking everywhere, took in a couple of shows, climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge, visited the Terracotta Warriors at the NSW Art Gallery and finished it off with a thrilling jet boat ride on the harbour.

However I did feel a little guilty about leaving my reading classes behind mid-way through their reading challenge competition and promised them a fun email this week instead of me nagging them about their reading. They loved the Julian Smith video clip “I’m reading a book”  so I decided to make my own version by having a photo taken everywhere I went in Sydney with some newly made ‘friends’.  Everyone I asked was most obliging when I explained that the photos were a way to encourage my students to take a book with them everywhere and read whenever they get the chance.  So here it is with thanks to my girlfriends Lyn, Jen and Wendy (who took the photos) and the friends I made along the way in Sydney…



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