Welcome to our reading page! At East Morton CE Primary School, we are committed to ensuring that our learners become skilled and confident readers who know and use a range of effective reading skills, which allow them to tackle challenging texts whilst ensuring that they gain a good understanding of what has been read.
We follow the ‘Reciprocal Reading’ strategy to whole class reading. We use four reading skills, these are:
Reading at home support
The following document, by the Education Endowment Foundation, contains some useful tips for supporting your child with reading at home.
Our teachers have compiled lists of books they would recommend for each year group.
Useful websites to support reading:
Book Trust: https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/
Suggested books for children, advice on how to read with your child, book lists, fun games, competitions to win free books, Children’s Book Club etc.
Oxford Owl: https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/
Phonics advice and access to free E-Books. Free to register.
Publisher’s website designed to give parents help and advice for reading with children.
Phonics Play: https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/
A useful website featuring free resources for KS1.