How do we teach reading at South Walney Junior School?
We teach reading explicitly through high quality texts in English (Core
Books) and through synthetic phonic books matched to our phoneme. We use pre-reading in other subjects (academic reading). We practice reading daily, either individually or in groups. We read aloud a good quality book to our children every day.
We use the Big 5 ,the Simple View of Reading and Herts for Learning pedagogy to teach our children to read:
Prediction, Explanation, Retrieval and Summary). Year 3 and 4 work mostly on retrieval, vocabulary and Inference. Year 5 and 6 concentrate on the rest.
When practising our reading our adults will: