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1 READING WORKSHOP Mr Jassal Mrs Manning

2 AIMS OF THE WORKSHOP To help you understand the stages your child goes through when learning to read To help you understand how the school teaches reading To give you some additional ideas to support your child s reading development at home To give you a chance to try out some of the activities we use at school To give you a chance to ask questions.

3 STAGES OF READING DEVELOPMENT Role Play Reading Experimental Reading Early Reading Transitional Reading READING FOR PLEASURE Independent Reading

4 ROLE PLAY READING (Nursery) Imitate what adult readers do Limited awareness of print but Concepts of print.. How to hold a book the right way up That books have a front and back How to turn the pages correctly How to tell the stories through the pictures Print conveys meaning

5 EXPERIMENTAL READING (Late Nursery/Early Reception) Memorises familiar stories Recognises familiar words and some letters Begins to focus on the print: letters, words, sentences and.. Point to words: 1:1 correspondence or matching & finger pointing Recognising familiar words and letters Try to make the words fit the text Tracks text from left to right in English

6 Focus on print EARLY READING (Reception/ Early Year One) Priority is to decode Reliance on phonics High Frequency words

7 TRANSITIONAL READING (Late Year One/Early Year Two) More focus now on reading for meaning. Self corrects Rereads Develops other strategies to decode. Context, pictures Substituting Reading on

8 INDEPENDENT READING (YEAR TWO) Reading is automatic Reads a range of texts Developing comprehension

9 READING FOR PLEASURE Success Happiness Promotes critical thinking READING FOR PLEASURE Develops higher order thinking More articulate Improves emotional well being

10 READING FOR PLEASURE Before school age, 53% are read to at home daily. Once school starts this can actually drop off and by KS2 the % falls dramatically. Imagination is the manipulation of what you already know

11 Phonics HOW WE TEACH READING AT WOODFIELD INFANT SCHOOL Shared Reading Guided Reading & Book talk

12 HOW WE TEACH READING AT WOODFIELD INFANT SCHOOL Book band colour National Curriculum Level Expected progress/ Year Group Approx Phonic Phase Lilac Working towards NC Level 1 EYFS Phase 1 Pink Working towards NC Level 1 EYFS Phase 2 Red Working towards NC Level 1 EYFS Phase 3 Yellow Working within NC Level 1 Year 1 Phase 3/4 Blue Working within NC Level 1 Year 1 Phase 4/5 Green Working within NC Level 1 Year 1 Phase 5 Orange Working towards NC Level 2 Year 2 Phase 5/6 Turquoise Working towards NC Level 2 Year 2 Phase 5/6 Purple Working within NC Level 2 Year 2 Phase 6 Gold Working within NC Level 2 Year 2 Phase 6 White Working towards NC Level 3 Year 2 Phase 6 Lime Working within NC Level 3 Year 2 Phase 6

13 HOW WE TEACH READING AT WOODFIELD INFANT SCHOOL Independent Reading Home-school links- Home books Reading Reminders

14 Reading Reminders Pink level Can you help me to use my phonic fist to read new words. follow words with my finger. match spoken words to words in my book. talk about rhymes and stories. read aloud simple stories. use pictures. invent stories to match pictures in books. talk about where books are set. remember an event in a story or information in a non-fiction book. talk about the meaning of a story/non-fiction book.

15 Reading Reminders Red level Can you help me to predict word and sentence patterns. understand the words: book, cover, title, beginning, end, page, letter, word, line, author, illustrator. talk about the sequence of events. talk about events and ideas in books. predict what will happen next in a story. retell and re-enact a story. identify patterns in rhyme. recognise patterns in books. talk about book likes and dislikes. read high frequency words e.g. the, to, I, no, go, into

16 Top tips to support reading at home Top tip 1: Routine for reading Set up a regular reading time at least 10 min daily. Find a cosy place No interruptions- turn off television or radio Know when to stop.

17 Top tips to support reading at home Top tip 2: To have two books at different levels of difficulty. School reading book -at child's reading level (Top tip 3-6) Read together book- is a book which is too hard for the child to read on their own. This might be a book about their hobbies, interest or favourite story. (Top tip 7-8)

18 Top tips to support reading at home Top Tip 3: School reading book Book Introduction A good book introduction takes the bugs out of a text The aim is to give children: confidence to read independently; motivation to read; curiosity to find out more.

19 Top tips to support reading at home Look at the picture on the front cover Discuss text features Read the blurb or contents Read the title Top tip 3: School Reading Book Book Introduction Predict Look at the pictures in the book Engage in conversation about the story

20 Top tips to support reading at home Top tip 4: School Reading Book: Strategy check Before your child starts reading ask them what they will do if they get stuck. At the early stages you may need to tell them what to do and you will need to model what you mean.

21 Top tips to support reading at home Top tip 5: School Reading Book If your child gets stuck during reading Pause Prompt Praise

22 Top tips to support reading at home Top tip 6: School Reading Book: After reading Talk about the story Check comprehension Discuss reading strategies used

23 Top tips to support reading at home Top tip 7: Reading together book: This is a book that your child is interested in but it is too hard for them to read on their own. This support children in developing : Vocabulary Language patterns Access new information Fun and enjoyable

24 Top tips to support reading at home Top tip 8: Library and Book shops Make use of the local library: Penn Library Central town library. To support parents in joining the local library if we can have your contact details we are happy to take any parents or carers to join Penn library. No costs involved and convenient.

25 Workshops Workshop 1: How to help your child to use High Frequency Words when they are reading. Workshop 2: Book introduction Workshop 3: Cut up sentence Workshop 4: Internet Oxford reading owls.

26 Thank you! We hope you Have learned something new Feel more confident supporting your child at home Understand what we do in school more clearly Have had fun! Please complete post it for evaluation, look at displays and join library etc

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