A bookmark which is a handy guide for students to use when choosing books to read.
Foster a genuine love of reading by helping your students select books which will engage them. These bookmarks provide simple steps to follow and hints on deciding the level of difficulty. The steps include:
- checking out the cover
- having a look at the title
- taking note of the author
- opening the book and flicking through
- selecting a page and reading it
- using the five finger test for level of difficulty
- deciding whether the book seems interesting
The student’s motivation to read the book is highlighted as the most important aspect of book selection.
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National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Early Years Foundation Stage
By the beginning of year 3, pupils should be able to read books written at an age-appropriate interest level. They should be able to read them accurately and at a speed that is sufficient for them to focus on understanding what they read rather than ...
- Key Stage 1 (KS1)
Key Stage 1 (KS1) covers students in Year 1 and Year 2.
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower covers students in Year 3 and Year 4.
Children read and understand simple sentences. They use phonic knowledge to decode regular words and read them aloud accurately. They also read some common irregular words. They demonstrate understanding when talking with others about what they...
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