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Guided Reading #2 (from good to great) - Primary English

Guided Reading #2 (from good to great) - Primary English | Inspiring reading | Scoop.it
Improving guided reading is high on the agenda of many primary school teachers. We offer advice on ways to move guided reading lessons from good to great.
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Tips, advice and resources to support guided reading in schools

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Primary English | Working to improve reading and writing across the primary years.

Primary English | Working to improve reading and writing across the primary years. | Inspiring reading | Scoop.it
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The new home of Primary English. All the usual blog post and lots more besides...

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Good books to read aloud

Good books to read aloud | Inspiring reading | Scoop.it
"Ok children, settle down, relax and listen while I tell you a story…" These have to be some of the most precious words many of us have said to our classes - fond memories of shared moments, unbrid...
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Blog post from the Primary English team on great books to read aloud to primary school children

 

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Life after wolves came out of the walls

Life after wolves came out of the walls | Inspiring reading | Scoop.it
Once upon a time, very close to where you are now, an English Consultant and a Librarian had a conversation about picture books and the Greenaway Award, specifically about The Wolves in the Walls b...
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10 ways to use word clouds in the classroom

10 ways to use word clouds in the classroom | Inspiring reading | Scoop.it
Word clouds are a popular way of representing information and they can be seen everywhere. But how can we use them in the classroom? Here's a list of ten easy tried and tested ways to use them to s...
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Ten easy ways to use word clouds to inspire reading and writing.

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Useful reminders on word cloud versatility. 

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Multicultural Picture Books

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A list of multicultural texts to use with children compiled by Eileen Browne.


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Fuss free phonics: resources and advice - Primary English

Fuss free phonics: resources and advice - Primary English | Inspiring reading | Scoop.it
Want to get the best from your phonics lessons? Advice and free resources to support teachers in the delivery of phonics lessons.
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Advice and resource downloads to support teachers with phoncs.

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One Stop Reading Shop

One Stop Reading Shop | Inspiring reading | Scoop.it
Some of you may have been following us a while, some of you more recently and we thought it might be usefu to reflect on a few of our most searched for and read posts. This selection relate to the ...
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Here be dragons!

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 Tuesday 23rd April; Shakespeare's birthday, International Day of the Book , World Book Night and St George's Day. A Tuesday of treasure for readers everywhere – great literature, favourite books a...
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Recommendations for the hatchlings and some for the fully fledeged dragons too...

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Watching the detectives: teaching inference and deduction skills

Watching the detectives: teaching inference and deduction skills | Inspiring reading | Scoop.it
“The answer is in the text.” Come on, hands up everyone who's uttered those five words to the children in their class. It's fair comment when asking them retrieval questions such as the name of the...
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A blog post exploring the difference between inference and deduction. This post goes on to offer tips for teaching these vital reading skills with reference to well-know texts.

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Tips on Encouraging Kids to Read in the Digital Age – Guest Post by Michel Kripalani | The Digital Media Diet

Tips on Encouraging Kids to Read in the Digital Age – Guest Post by Michel Kripalani | The Digital Media Diet | Inspiring reading | Scoop.it

Practical tips and advice on how to support children with reading through the use of mobile devices.


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