Children and Parents Enjoying Reading

Children and Parents Enjoying Reading : Parents and the Literacy Hour - Teacher's Guide

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Precipitated by the introduction of the Literacy Hour, this text includes: a detailed and practical approach to reading with children; practical advice to teachers in running and evaluating a CAPER (Children and Parents Enjoying Reading); advice on supporting parents in their daily reading at home; and an introduction for parents to the framework of the National Literacy Strategy, giving them the chance to think about the nature of their involvement at word, sentence and text more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 462g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • David Fulton Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Teacher’s edition
  • Teachers Guide
  • 1853465577
  • 9781853465574

Table of contents

Parents and the Literacy Hour; what teachers have said about the scheme; setting out the aims of the Caper scheme; the Caper calendar; questions teachers will want answered; some research findings; the Caper bookstock; introducing parents to Caper; model talk (seven to eight year olds); bright ideas in the classroom; Caper reading clinics; how to listen to children read; other ways of listening; the Caper workshops; volunteer helpers; Caper with nursery and reception age children; Caper chain; evaluating the Caper scheme - has it worked?show more