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    Year 5 Reading List for the 11 Plus Preparation

    March 22, 2018

March 22, 2018

Year 5 Reading List for the 11 Plus Preparation

Reading is a crucial part of preparing any child for the 11 Plus exams. With reading comes increased comprehension, an expansion of vocabulary and the space to be able to digest complicated texts that show up on papers in the 11 Plus exams.
If you’re looking for a guide on the type of books to encourage your child to read, here is a short list – aim for at least one book read per month. If you can squeeze more in, all the better.

March

Noughts and Crosses by Malories Blackman

April

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

May

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

June

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

July

Storm breaker by Anthony Horowitz

August

Stig of the Dump by Clive King

September

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

October

Carrie’s War by Nina Bawden

November

Animal Farm by George Orwell

December

It and Other Stories by R. Kipling