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Murray Gadd Writes About Pterosaurs – for Year 5 – 8 students

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In this episode of ‘Building Excitement, Motivation and Achievement in Writing with Dr Murray Gadd’, we watch Murray planning and writing about a pre-historic creature (pterosaurs). This video is primarily aimed at Year 5 – 8 students.  Sharing Usually, we ask you to share the video lessons with your class – either face to face … Read More

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Murray Gadd Reads “The Runaway Dinner” for Year 3 – 6 students

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In this episode of ‘Building Excitement, Motivation and Achievement in Writing with Dr Murray Gadd’, we watch Murray reading and writing from “The Runaway Dinner” by Allan Ahlberg. This video is primarily aimed at Year 3 – 6 students, though some Year 7-8 students may enjoy it as well.  Dr Murray Gadd has generously made this video available free to … Read More

Murray Gadd reads Tadpole’s Promise for NE-Y1 students

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In this episode of ‘Building Excitement, Motivation and Achievement in Writing with Dr Murray Gadd’, we watch Murray reading and writing from “Tadpole’s Promise” by Jeanne Willis. This video is primarily aimed at NE-Year 1 students.  Sharing Usually, we ask you to share the video lessons with your class – either face to face in … Read More

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Murray Gadd Reads Ernest the Elephant for NE-Y1 students

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In this episode of ‘Building Excitement, Motivation and Achievement in Writing with Dr Murray Gadd’, we watch Murray reading and writing from “Ernest the Elephant” by Anthony Browne. This video is primarily aimed at NE-Year 1 students.  Sharing Usually, we ask you to share the video lessons with your class – either face to face … Read More

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Murray Gadd reads “Billy – A Lolly Leopold Story” – a reading-writing lesson for Year 5-8 students

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This Video Lesson features Dr Murray Gadd Phd, reading “Billy – A Lolly Leopold Story” (by Kate de Goldi) – a reading-writing lesson for Year 5-8 students. Although I’ve labelled it for Year 5-8 students, it may also be useful for some more able Year 3-4 students.  It’s another lesson in which students are encouraged … Read More

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Murray Gadd Reads “The Rascally Cake” for Year 2-6 students

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This Video Lesson features Dr Murray Gadd Phd, reading “The Rascally Cake” (by Jeanne Willis and Korky Paul) The lesson requires students to write their own imaginary recipes. It is a model of how to undertake an approach to procedural writing. This video was recorded and published during the August 2021 COVID19 lock-down. Sharing Usually, we ask you to share … Read More

Murray Gadd reads “My Teacher’s Secret Life” for Year 1-6 students

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This Video Lesson features Dr Murray Gadd PhD, reading “My Teacher’s Secret Life” (by Stephen Krensky) for Year 1-6 students, This read-to session for Year 1-6 students focusses on some very funny thoughts by a young girl about what she imagines her teacher’s ‘secret life’ to be like. This video was recorded and published during the October 2021 COVID-19 lock-down. … Read More

Murray Gadd reads “The Kiosk” for Year 4-8 students

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This Video Lesson features Dr Murray Gadd PhD, reading “The Kiosk” (by Anete Melece) This read-to session is aimed at Year 4-8 students and focusses on the quirkiness of the character. It also offers a writing idea at the end. This video was recorded and published during the October 2021 COVID19 lock-down. Sharing Usually, we ask you to share the … Read More

Murray Gadd reads “Busting” for Year 1-8 students

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This Video Lesson features Dr Murray Gadd Phd, reading Busting (by Aaron Blabey) read to session for Year 1-8 students The is a read-to lesson is designed for fun and imaginative writing. This video was recorded and published during the August 2021 COVID19 lock-down. Sharing Usually, we ask you to share the video lessons with your class – either face … Read More

Murray Gadd reads “Hide and Seek” for Year 1-4 students

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This Video Lesson features Dr Murray Gadd PhD, reading “Hide and Seek” (by Anthony Browne). This read-to session for Year 1-4 students focusses on the wonderful illustrations of this great writer. This video was recorded and published during the August 2021 COVID19 lock-down. Sharing Usually, we ask you to share the video lessons with your class – either face to … Read More

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