Book trailers are a great way to support the building of a reading culture in your school and engage pupils with reading in a digital and fun way. Booktrailers are just like movie trailers, giving a ‘taster’ of a book for its potential audience, designed to leave them wanting to read the book.
This resource offers activities and advice for planning and creating a book trailer. The resource inlcudes:
- Selecting trailer content from novels
- Watching exemplar trailers and discussing them
- Planning a book trailer
- Constructing and editing trailers
- For teachers – assessing book trailers