Moving your child on with their Reading Guide for Yrs 2 & 3. Motivating readers Reading in school Reading at home Comprehension skills. The book holds the key…. Books you liked as a child – build the excitement…e.g. Robot Doesn’t always follow that they’ll like what you like!
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Moving your child on with their Reading
Guide for Yrs 2 & 3
Reading in school
Reading at home
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In order to become good readers, children need to:
- be read stories
- share books
- predict story from pictures
- learn that reading in English is from left to write
- know the letter sounds (phonics)
The lion was laying in the sun.
It is well recognised that children vary in the ease with which they can decode. They also vary in their listening comprehension, and consequently in their reading comprehension. An effective reader has good word reading and good listening comprehension skills, as shown in the upper right quadrant of the figure below. Poor reading comprehension can occur with or without poor word reading, as shown in both lower quadrants of the figure (see Nation, 2005).
Dr Bloom identified that people learn and operate with multiple levels of thinking
Where does the story take
When did the story take place?
What did s/he/it look like?
Who was s/he/it?
Where did s/he/it live?
Who are the characters in the
Where in the book would you
Simple comprehension questions
What do you think is happening
What happened in the story?
What might this mean?
Through whose eyes is the story
Which part of the story best
describes the setting?
What words and/or phrases do this?
What part of the story do you like
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The Pearson range have additional information about the author, or tips on reading the book or ways to find out more about the topic.
Question- examples (hand-out)