Lessons in Inspiring Reading Comprehension in Primary Schools
Publication Year: 2015
The National Curriculum for 2014 places an emphasis on encouraging children to read for pleasure and to be able to discuss what they have read in order to effectively demonstrate secure comprehension skills. How do you meet the needs of more able readers in this? How do you provide focused, inclusive yet challenging lessons? What does a good KS2 reading lesson look like? This book will help.
- Front Matter
- Subject Index
- Chapter 1: What is reading?
- Chapter 2: Reading in context
- Chapter 3: Year 1: Using questioning with picture books
- Chapter 4: Year 2: Developing reading comprehension through poetry
- Chapter 5: Year 3: Oral storytelling and reading comprehension
- Chapter 6: Year 3: Reading non-fiction
- Chapter 7: Year 4: Identifying themes
- Chapter 8: Year 4: Playing with plays
- Chapter 9: Year 5: Using drama with a class novel
- Chapter 10: Year 5: Using moving image to develop critical reading
- Chapter 11: Year 6: Using drama to analyse a Shakespeare text
- Chapter 12: Year 6: Analysing pre-twentieth century literature
- Chapter 13: Moving on: Reading for pleasure
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© Suzanne Horton, Louise Beattie and Branwen Bingle 2015
First published 2015
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We would like to dedicate this book to our families for their unwavering support and patience.
For Suzanne – Alex and Emma: my little readers.
For Louise – Mum, Dad, Paul, Tilly and George.
For Branwen – In memory of my mother Mervynne Payne: the most inspiring teacher of reading I have ever known.[Page viii]