How to read during tutor time

This week I read the first five chapters of Pride and Prejudice with my tutor group. We read The War of the Worlds last term: twice a week, for fifteen minutes, in amongst all the other tutorial type stuff which you really do have to do. A few years ago I might have been a little worried about this. After all, mine are a Y7 group and there isn’t a huge amount of time every morning in which to read. We also have only these two opportunities a week. But, in reality this isn’t too much of a problem. If you’d like to read to your tutor group but worry about all of the above then I hope to allay your fears.

Firstly explain the context. This isn’t an English lesson, and we don’t have the time to look too much into the background of the author, but that doesn’t mean we…

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