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Using Bookzilla in your school

Learning type: Classroom activity
Category: Digital and multimedia
Programme: First Ministers Reading Challenge
Language: English
Genre: Technology
Age group: 12-14

Bookzilla is Scottish Book Trust's free app for early secondary school and primary school pupils in Scotland. The app was designed by and with young people. Bookzilla encourages pupils to read for pleasure, whether they are already regular readers or just embarking on their reading journey, including book recommendations, ratings and reading dares.

There are resources to support using the app in a primary or secondary school available to download below.

For a primary setting the PowerPoint contains three lesson plans exploring:

For using the app in a secondary school, the resource includes:

For more exciting activity ideas to support you build a reading culture in your classroom, visit the First Ministers Reading Challenge website(this will open in a new window).