Reading scheme is the cat’s whiskers

By Richard Wright

Sunday, March 23, 2014

 

Reading scheme is the cat’s whiskers

Tiny listens intently to a story read by Imogen Jones, left, with Hanna Dobson looking on. Picture by Peter Boam.

AS AN audience they were just purr-fect...

The rescue cats sat on their mats for pupils from Queensgate Foundation Primary School, at East Cowes, to read to every tom, Manx and tabby of them.

The students visited the Cats Protection League, in Ryde, to deliver story time to an audience of feline friends.

If it sounds like a tall "tail", it actually was not.

The morning was designed to enhance children’s reading skills and confidence by encouraging them to read aloud.

There’s paws for thought.

Reporter: richardw@iwcpmail.co.uk

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by Baz Taylor

23rd March 2014, at 23:28:42

Actually, I think this is a clever idea. Young kiddies would be very nervous of reading aloud, but if they can read aloud to cuddly pussy cats they should gain in confidence!

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by Alex Pick

23rd March 2014, at 13:04:28

I read good

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by Tony Tiltman Jnr

23rd March 2014, at 11:35:37

Hiss-terical Richard ! You need a night out on the tiles mate.

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