Literacy Ideas and Links

Below is a summary of tips to help you support your children become enthusiastic readers:

Find a quiet place to sit and share books.

Make reading a regular habit, if only for 10 minutes a day.

Choose books/comics that are colourfully illustrated.

Read to your child and discuss the story/pictures.

Let your child choose books/comics that interest him/her.

Visit the library to give your child a wide choice of books.

Give your child the confidence to read for themselves by giving them easier texts.

Explore author and publisher websites for ideas and activities to encourage reading.

Be enthusiastic and let your child see that you enjoy reading.

Enjoy reading together; children can read to their siblings.

Read Write Inc Phonics

We are using Read Write Inc Phonics to increase our reading accuracy and fluency, which also helps our comprehension of what we read. The information and tutorial videos below explain the basics of Read Write Inc. Phonics. These will help you to support your child at home.