Reading at Home

Reading at Home Expectations:

•In Upper Key Stage 2 a minimum of 30 minutes per evening (will generally be independent reading, although reading to an adult would be great)

•In Lower Key Stage 2 between 20 and 30 minutes per evening (will generally reading to an adult, bridging more into independent reading when comfortable)

•In Key Stage 1 between 10 and 20 minutes per evening (reading to an adult).

Make sure your child can tell you their ZPD if they are using AR - they should be selecting books within this range.

Reading –top tips for helping

•Give them time to self-correct –try to avoid telling the word but instead help them with the strategy to spell it (e.g. segmenting the words).

•Checking vocabulary understanding.

•If it works –modelling and sharing (one page each).