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Reading, Reading Strategies / 29.10.2018

Phonic sounds and words: Learning words and sounds forms an important part of the early stages of reading.  This may be words or sounds that your child is struggling to read or words or sounds that a school has sent home for children to learn them by sight. In this post I have included a few ideas that you can use to help your child learn these words and sounds.   (Head to the bottom of this post to claim your free selection of word and sound cards.)   Phonic sounds and words...

Books Not Bands, Reading / 28.10.2018

In this video you will learn how independent book choice can begin a fulfilling reading journey.     Give children the chance to choose their own books.  Having the opportunity to practice this skill will help them to get better at it. This is the first video in the series: 6 Ways To Get Your Child Hooked On Reading. This video series will tell you everything you need to know to get your child hooked on reading....

Challenge Them, Reading, Reading Strategies / 27.10.2018

How to improve your child's reading comprehension: Here are some simple ideas on how to help your child get more out of the book they are reading.     How to improve your child's reading comprehension 1: Be aware of their own reading Talk to your child about what is happening in the book they are reading.  Guide them to be aware about what they can understand and what they can’t yet understand.  Work with them to find ways to help them understand it. This could be as simple as rereading each sentence clearly...