World Book Day


World Book Day- Thursday 5th March


Dear Parents/ Guardians


World Book Day is fast approaching and, after the success of last year’s event, we have decided to continue using T shirts alongside the children’s amazing artistic talents to celebrate the day. Before half term, your child will be coming home with a white T-shirt for them to decorate. This year (instead of a book review like last year!) we would like the children to ‘become a word’. They will choose an ambitious word that they have heard when reading or one that, with help, they like the sound of and create a T-shirt, which shows what their word means.


The T-shirt MUST contain…. It COULD contain….
  • the written word they’ve chosen
  • pictures/ images that show what the word means
  • a written definition of its meaning
  • synonyms/ words that mean the same as their chosen word
  • a translation of the word into the child’s home language
  • props (such as headwear!)


I have compiled a collection of ambitious word choices for you to look at with your child. This list is by no means exhaustive! If you find another word that your child loves please feel free to use it! If your child has a particular interest (such as cars, trains, dinosaurs, dancing) then by all means utilise this. The ones enclosed are only a tiny selection of the wonderful words in the English language- the more we have, the better!


If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask your child’s class teacher.


Thank you, as always, for your support,

Mrs Burton

(English Lead)


P.S. Searching ‘vocabulary parade’ into Google may be a good starting point for some ideas!


World Book Day – Words List