Progress in reading in the infant school

by John Clifford Daniels

Publisher: University of Nottingham, Institute of Education in Nottingham, Eng

Written in English
Published: Pages: 99 Downloads: 235
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  • Reading (Elementary)

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ContributionsDiack, Hunter.
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LC ClassificationsLB1573 .D3
The Physical Object
Pagination99 p.:
Number of Pages99
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Open LibraryOL19537690M

Parents are more concerned about their child's progress in reading than in any other subject taught in school, and rightfully so. In order for students to achieve in math, science, English, history, geography, and other subjects, reading skills must be developed to the point that most of them are automatic. The whole group reads the same book or an extract from a book and the teacher then asks specific questions to individuals based on their needs. The teacher will take notes about everyone’s progress and update reading records accordingly. During guided reading children are taught a range of reading strategies, not only phonics. Reading. You may think that your child’s reading experience is simply the reading book which comes home from school, but reading is happening all the time in our classroom and in our school. It is taught in specific literacy lessons, but children . Children are encouraged to develop a love for reading from a very early age. When they join Foundation 1 (Nursery), children have books shared with them each day in story time and baskets of books are positioned around the room for children to access at any time during their session.

The children choose their own books from both the book banded section of books and from our school library, ensuring they take ownership of their own reading, they know how to choose a book that interests and excites them and ensuring they learn to treat books with care and respect. The books are arranged in nationally recognised Book Band colours. At Bracebridge Infant and Nursery School we understand that literacy is a foundation to accessing learning in all other areas of the curriculum and literacy learning is encouraged, developed and supported here with great importance and focus at every opportunity. Literacy has three main aspects: speaking and listening, reading and writing. Reading. At Shakespeare Infant school we use the Oxford Reading Tree Scheme to help us to teach the children to read. Our books are organised into colour bands and the children progress through these as they develop their skills. Each week the children share books in class, and take one home to practise. What it does mean is that we have identified that some children have the potential to make progress in their reading skills and we want to give them an extra boost so that they can be the best that they can be! At Birk Hill Infant School we want .

Effects of shared parent–infant book reading on early language acquisition Article in Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology 26(2) . At Gilmour Infant School it is our intent to provide children with a board, balanced and challenging English curriculum. Children will embark on an exciting journey that supports and develops their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. The children will become confident speakers who initiate and engage in discussions with others. The Amazing Infant collects and reviews the latest findings in the field, exploring cutting edge research and contemporary theories about infant development. Using recent advances in neuroscience, this book examines the progress made in Cited by:

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As the children progress through our school, the emphasis will begin to change from learning to read to include reading to learn. Early reading skills are taught consistently and rigorously. Children in our nursery follow the letters and sounds phase 1 programme; this ensures they have the skills needed to learn letter/sound correspondence.

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This text is then used to stimulate learning in literacy for that week. Children discuss key features of the book of the week, such as genre, style, author etc. Reading Interventions. From careful analysis of pupil data class teachers are able to monitor progress of all children in reading.

The School has a colour banded reading scheme which provides the children with the opportunity to read from a range of texts and a mixture of reading schemes.

The individual reading books are sorted into their book band colours and have a coloured sticker indicating the book band level. As the children progress through the reading book bands they will receive a book mark with their most up-to-date reading target on.

The book mark will link to the colour book band they are currently reading with a target that links to either one of the 7 reading strategies or skills in inference and deduction. Key Stage 1 Assessment. In the spring/summer terms of your child’s final year at the infant school (Year 2), the children are assessed by their class teacher in reading, writing, mathematics and science.

Prior to the assessments taking place, parents are invited into school to discuss the procedures with the Year 2 teachers. Canaries Infant School. likes 60 talking about this. Canaries Infant School is a K-2 school located by Riverside Road in Canaries, St. Lucia. Have clear expectations of pupils’ phonics progress term by term, from Reception to Year Two, and frequently adapt our school’s phonics planning to align with these expectations.

Provide children with a sequence of reading books that shows. The main reading scheme continues to be Oxford Reading Tree but children are not limited to these and as they progress will be reading a variety of books. We use a range of reading schemes to cater for the differing needs and preferences of our children, these include: Oxford Reading Tree, Project X and Collins Big Cat.

After reading each book, students take a quiz to determine their comprehension of the text. The quizzes inform the teaching staff about areas for development within individual students’ reading and students receive points as the progress through the programme.

reading schemes – books are graded according to their level of difficulty and pupils progress up through the reading schemes on an individual basis non reading scheme books – there is a range of story books and non-fiction books for children to read at school and to take home. Reading is taught in a variety of ways, as well as in phonics.

Children take part in guided reading sessions as well as whole class reading and comprehension lessons. All classes have a daily class book read to them, and the whole school all learn a Word of the Day (shared with parents) to expand vocabulary knowledge.

Reading. Learning to read is one of the most important things your child will learn at our school. Everything else depends on it, so we put as much energy as we possibly can into making sure that every single child learns to read as quickly as possible. We want our pupils to love reading – and to want to read for themselves.

The Raglan Schools is a federation of Raglan Infant and Junior Schools, having approximately children and staff. They have been using Star Reading for five years and recently reported 14 months of reading progress in only 10 months.

Across the school we have inviting reading areas, welcoming children to sit, relax and enjoy a good book. Every class has a designated time each day where the children can read for pleasure.

They can do this with a friend, on their own, with a school book or a book brought in from home. Reading with your child. Your child will most likely have a reading diary from school.

Try to communicate regularly with positive comments and any concerns. Your child will then know that you are interested in their progress and that you value reading.

Talk about the books. The book banded books have been re-assessed and labeled recently. The colours become progressively more challenging and there is a cross-over into books with a content more suitable for KS2 children.

White and Lime levels are a similar reading level to Brown, but more suitable for KS1. The order of the Book Band colours are as follows. Parents are encouraged to read with their child as much as possible out of school and record this in the childs home/school book.

We have lots of reading books in school to interest all children. Children will read a range of fiction and non-fiction books and progress through the book bands at.

As children progress through the school, they are encouraged to change their reading books whenever necessary. Adults in school read with children once a week on an individual basis and will write a comment in the child’s home school diary. Reading. At Stoke Park Infant School we use a number of reading schemes to help us to teach the children to read.

Our main scheme is The Oxford Reading Tree. Our books are organised into colour bands and the children progress through these as they develop their skills. Each week the children have 2 guided reading sessions, one with the class. Thames Ditton Infant School uses colour book bands to support progress in reading from Reception to Year 2.

These bands are broken into numbered sub-divisions to allow children to feel the progress they are making. The colour bands are supported by phonics linked books which are in line with the children's phase within Letters and Sounds. The reading that takes place does not have to just be reading the book that your child has taken home from school.

It could be ebooks using EPIC books, your favourite book or even reading signs whilst shopping. However for your child to receive their sticker reward it must be written in their reading record for us to see. The Grange Community Infant School. Reading at school.

Oxford Reading Tree is the main scheme we use to teach reading, however we also have a wide selection of books from other series to ensure children experience a variety of authors, text types, topics etc.

At King’s Ford Infant School and Nursery, we believe that all children have the fundamental right to a broad and balanced curriculum that provides a range of opportunities for pupils to learn. We see Reading as the key to successfully opening the door to further learning across the whole curriculum and developing a life-long learning skill.

– If your child’s classteacher thinks your child has made progress or tried really hard with their reading they receive a raffle ticket to put in a jar. At the end of every 2 weeks each year group will have one raffle ticket winner – the winning raffle ticket holder will be able to choose a new book from a selection of books.

The Minster Nursery and Infant School. likes. The Minster Nursery and Infant School is an outstanding Church of England Voluntary Aided School5/5. The school reading scheme follows the Oxford Reading Tree colour bandings with additional books incorporated into these bandings.

Our book band coloured books are arranged in progressive steps to ensure sustained progress and we encourage the development of a wide ranging set of reading skills within each level. The children at Christchurch Infant School have a very positive attitude towards their reading and see themselves as authors and storytellers and writing progress is identified from learning walks, pupil surveys and talking to children.

All children make progress at their own level through a curriculum that is inclusive and engaging for all. Each child will have a home reading book that they can change as often as they like. Once they have read the book at home they can return it to school and choose a new one that day.

They have a reading record to help monitor their progress which is filled in at home and school. Please do support us with this, by ensuring that the reading record. The Green Infant School.

In order to help your child continue their Read Write Inc (RWI) Phonics journey alive during the school closures, Ruth Miskin Training, in partnership with Oxford University Press have made available free resources and guides for parents teaching at home.Teaching pupils to read is at the heart of everything we do at Barnes Farm Infant School.

From the moment our four-year olds join us in Reception class to when they leave us to go to KS2, our overriding aim is for our children to love picking up a book and reading.Reading. The teaching of reading is carried out using the Floppy’s Phonics programme to develop fluency.

Just as importantly, children are also taught to have a good comprehension of what they are reading. This is achieved through listening to individual readers as well as delivering guided reading sessions throughout school.