St Swithun Wells. Reading workshop. Purpose:. To give an overview of the teaching of reading from phonics to comprehension skills To explain what other reading strategies your child will be developing To explain ways in which parents can help at home. How do we do reading at SSW?.
Guided reading and 1:1 reading
Use of reading targets linked to child’s level
Reading for pleasure
Use of pictures to support (at a simple level – avoid over-reliance)
Reading for sense/context clues – read the whole sentence
I waked to school ?
Break the word down… beginning
be ginn ing
Does it look like a word I know already? sound
Look at the punctuation . , ? ! “ ” …
The man leaned over the balcony looking out over the vast array of buildings in front of him: tall ones, small ones, shining glass ones, dull brick ones, old ornate ones and modern impossible shaped ones. All different yet really all the same. The man sighed and he remembered back many years. The skyline had been different then; he had been able to see the end of the concrete jungle and the beginning of the real one.
Keep reading sessions short and enjoyable – reading should never be a chore!
Still need your support to develop as readers!