Reading Tips

Reading Tips

Here you will find a list of all the blog posts related to reading tips and reading with children. Are there any other topics you would like me to cover? Email me!

5 Stages of Reading Development​

5 Stages of Reading Development​

“Reading is a complex interaction between the text, the reader and the purposes for reading, which are shaped by the reader’s prior knowledge and experiences, the reader’s knowledge about reading and writing language and the reader’s language community which is Read More ...
Benefits of Children Re-reading the Same Book

Benefits of Children Re-reading the Same Book

8 Benefits to Reading With Children Every Day Benefits of Children Re-reading the Same Picture Book In childhood, “as we become accustomed to a world in which change is the only real constant, the familiarity of the book at bedtime Read More ...
Why Wordless Picture Books are Important

Why Wordless Picture Books are Important

Why Wordless Picture Books are Important Wordless picture books are often quickly dismissed as being too easy. But they are a powerful tool in developing literacy skills. Understanding a wordless story involves interpreting the illustrations as there is no text Read More ...
A Guide to Reading with Your Child

A Guide to Reading with Your Child

A Guide to Reading with Your Child Recently, I had a clear out of my old teaching documents and came across a guide to reading with your child. Myself and the other Kindergarten teachers used this with parents to promote Read More ...
Strategies to Help When Children Make Reading Errors

Strategies to Help When Children Make Reading Errors

Strategies to Help When Children Make Reading Errors This post follows on from my Guide to Reading with Children. You will find strategies on how you can positively support your children when they make reading mistakes. Learning to read involves Read More ...
Comprehension Strategies for Successful Reading

Comprehension Strategies for Successful Reading

Comprehension Strategies for Successful Reading It doesn’t matter if your child is starting the reading journey or is an independent reader, comprehension is crucial. A child’s response to a story depends on their understanding of the text. As a Kindergarten Read More ...
Using Picture Books with Older Children

Using Picture Books with Older Children

Using Picture Books With Older Children Picture Books Are Not Written to Teach Reading I passionately believe children from any age can benefit from exposure to picture books. Through my teaching career, I have spoken to parents who are often Read More ...
Amazing Strategies For Reading Aloud With Children

Amazing Strategies For Reading Aloud With Children

Amazing Strategies For Reading Aloud With Children I can’t imagine how many read alouds I have done throughout my teaching career. I love them, not only for its literacy benefits but for the sense of community it brings to a Read More ...
7 Different Types of Children’s Books

7 Different Types of Children’s Books

8 Benefits to Reading With Children Every Day 7 Different Kinds of Children’s Books There are many types of reading materials for children. If your child is a reluctant reader, why not try graphic novels, non-fiction books or magazines. A new format could Read More ...
8 Benefits to Reading With Children Everyday

8 Benefits to Reading With Children Everyday

8 Benefits to Reading With Children Every Day 8 Benefits to Reading WithChildren Every Day There are many benefits to reading with young children every day. But this is not happening for all children. The Guardian reported on the annual Understanding Read More ...

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