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Resources to support the teaching of reading in KS1/2

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Resources for principle 5

Model and promote a language rich curriculum


Resources for teachers


CLPE website - 'Classroom book area' contains photographs and information on developing an effective literacy environment in your classroom 


Creating and promoting an inspiring reading environment at Longshaw Infants - a useful powerpoint for use in staff meetings and / or induction of new members of staff


Booktalk - ideas for questions to promote 'booktalk' in the classroom 


Creating a Reading Garden - ideas for developing reading outside the classroom Children who are exposed to a wide and rich vocabulary from an early age become more confident learners and readers. This website provides guidance for practitioners and familieson supporting and developing children's language and communication 


Classroom display reading posters1

Classroom display reading posters 2


Guidance on developing a reading culture in your school

A powerpoint on developing a reading school - useful for staff meetings

Simple guidelines for creating a welcoming classroom reading environment



Resources for researchers


Conversation Stations: Research article from the Journal of Early Childhood Education


Text Talk -Research article from the International Reading Association

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