Reading Club, Stories, Story building

The stormy night and a boat

- Amiti Grade 6, Vaishnavi & Vidushi Grade 5 On a stormy, dark, windy night a man was sitting in his balcony. His home was on the beach and he could see the ocean from his balcony. The ocean was calling him. He went out in the balcony. He could see a boat in the… Continue reading The stormy night and a boat

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“Summary with Drawings” Book – Tim, the cowboy

When we meet and read on Saturday, after reading the story books, we spend some time discussing our impressions about the story. When we told them an old story of "Tim the cowboy" instead of discussing, we asked them to draw their impression or the part of story or the scene they loved. This activity… Continue reading “Summary with Drawings” Book – Tim, the cowboy

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Expressions by Wonder Readers

On a winter afternoon, almost a month back, we asked our young readers to express their thoughts about The Wonderleaf. The broad guideline was to write what they loved about the reading club and what motivated them to come again each week. We blank white paper leaves to our young 'Wonder Readers'. We got such… Continue reading Expressions by Wonder Readers

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Is it important for women to pursue a career?

Most married women, especially those who are mothers as well, face pressures of confidence at some point in time or the other. They have to battle the most pertinent question in life,whether to pursue a career or not. Modern day women are potrayed as successful and worthy only when they can juggle a job and… Continue reading Is it important for women to pursue a career?

Book Reading

When the Reading Club tells its own story

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” ― Charles William Eliot On a hot summer afternoon, a mother and daughter were discussing nowadays when kids are, they rarely pickup books to read. The mother said, "You started reading… Continue reading When the Reading Club tells its own story