Tuesday, March 22, 2016

What's Going to Happen Next??

Use clues in the text to decide what will happen next.  Don't forget to write what the title of your book is otherwise others who are reading it won't be able to comment and question.

Monday, February 29, 2016

What Were / Are Your Favourite Childhood Books?

As a child I loved Enid Blyton and the classics - Little Women, Jane Eyre, etc.  What are / were your favourites?  Please add a comment below to get the discussion going.  If you're not sure how to comment, please ask your children.  They're fantastic teachers!

Thursday, September 3, 2015

The Global Read Aloud is Coming!

Have you ever participated in a Read Aloud?  This is a fantastic opportunity to share a passion for reading with readers all over the world.  Hunua Discovery 3 have just finished participating in the New Zealand version - NZReadaloud - and it was fantastic!  They are now going to participate in the global version and connect with even more fantastic learners who love books.

Check out the link below to find out more...  Don't forget to sign up and join us!


Wednesday, September 2, 2015


Welcome to the Hunua School Literature Circles blog!  This blog first began its life as a Literature Circles blog several years ago - in about 2008.  It has 'lived' in a few schools since and now has a new home at our fabulous school.

Stay tuned for some very exciting updates and, in the meantime, please explore our blog, find out more about what Literature Circles are and join in the passion for reading!

Tuesday, December 17, 2013


This is a fantastic time of the year to sit back, relax and just chill out with a great book - or 10!!  What are you and your families going to be reading these holidays?  Join in the discussion, comment below and recommend some great books.

Don't forget to check out the links to some very cool websites and apps on the sidebar of this blog.  Let me know if there are others you'd like to see on there.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Merging Storylines!

Sahville is wondering...

If you could put two stories together, which two stories would they be and why?


If you could talk to your book, or the author who wrote the book, what questions would you have?

(This is another question from Emma - she's on fire!!)