There is a great deal happening this term....
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This month I want to give my top tips to support ensuring literacy rich opportunities and experiences are in place for all learners. Just click on the links below :)
For all learners we need to remember the importance of-
1. Keeping up to date with our own knowledge and understanding about how we learn to read
www.teachustoo.org.uk - Keep an eye out for the next set of free courses
Phonics First or Phonics Only? | Shanahan on Literacy
"From decoding to automaticity - the missing link" - The Reading Ape webinar recording.
2. Using technology as much as possible to support and motivate!
Reverse alphabet- https://www.gonoodle.com/videos/NXQ6G2/the-cbas,
Downloadable infographics- Fab! addressing-reading-difficulties.pdf www.callscotland.org.uk
www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKRvxbQFQLU Mrs Siravo U tube channel
www.scanningpens.com -(free literacy passport to download)
3. Reading out loud daily
Picture books- www.smithsmm.wordpress.com/2016/12/11/picture-this-why-i-love-picture-books/
Home | Rhyming Multisensory Stories
4. Regular access to linking reading, writing and communication
Modules to develop shared reading www.sharedreader.org/professional-development/
5. Creating an environment where books and stories are part of everything
www.tarheelreader.org Digital libraries
www.watchknowlearn.org (rap search found me LLCoolJ)
6. Make literacy accessible from the start
Making books assessable 5 Tips to Make Books Accessible and Meaningful for Children Who Are Blind, Deafblind or Multiply Impaired | Paths to Literacy
7. Use high interest low level reading books https://www.phonicbooks.co.uk/
Books for Reluctant & Struggling Readers | HIP-Books
8. Making reading fun and ensure home school engagement is at the heart
Improve your child's learning at home | Words for Life
A Parent's Guide to Phonics: Understanding How to Help your Child with Reading and Spelling Paperback – 17 Aug. 2022by Ann Sullivan https://amzn.to/3dGrbQ7
Time together - support for multilingual families | National Literacy Trust
9. Celebrate and showcase achievements
Dyslexia Awareness Week 2022 - British Dyslexia Association (bdadyslexia.org.uk)
10. Making the most of local faculties and environment's
Digital story trail launching this week in Lowestoft | National Literacy Trust
School Library Association (sla.org.uk)
Booklist inspired by and similar to Roald Dahl books | National Literacy Trust