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Formal

 

Reading in the classroom (Formal)

Lower School

  • Opportunities for  reading in the learning areas, such as menus, timetables,  shopping lists, etc.
  • Individual phonics sessions.
  • Lexia reading programme.
  • Yellow box

Upper School

  • Lexia  reading programme.
  • Reading tests at the beginning of the year to track progress.
  • Individual reading books– book bands for differentiation.
  • Individual reading with staff during  English lessons.
  • Entry Level English qualifications .
  • Yellow box
  • Reading and writing/reading out the daily question
  • Reading for research (photograph below) - using the Internet to find out facts/information 
  • Functional reading skills- e.g. reading own timetable, reading instructions in cookery, following written guidelines in forest school
  • Reading comprehension tasks (Yellow/Blue box) 
  • Reading texts in literacy as part of literacy lesson e.g. spotting verbs or time conjunctions in texts 
  • A lot of general reading throughout day e.g reading out questions in circle time, emails, questions on maths challenges etc 

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  • Lexia reading programme.
  • Reading tests at the beginning of the year to track progress.
  • Individual reading with staff during English lessons.
  • Functional  reading opportunities available in all lessons.
  • Functional reading in the community– real menus, timetables, etc.
  • Functional Entry Level English qualifications.