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Decoding and understanding text.
The ability of decoding text into an understanding of meaning. If learners have experience of and have access to a wide range of oral and written texts, this will benefit their acquisition of writing skills.
Areas of concern Strategies, resources and links within the Addressing Dyslexia Toolkit and to external sites
Is there a discrepancy between learners writing and reading age and stage appropriate? Resources and approaches to support reading skills and confidence
Use of a range of interesting Fiction and Nonfiction
Addressing Dyslexia Toolkit Reading circle
Books for ALL http://www.callscotland.org.uk/information/books-for-all/ Books for All is a comprehensive programme of support to pupils with print disabilities, their teachers and support staff. Knowing how to find, use and make accessible books and information is not only an effective and efficient way of supporting pupils, but it helps authorities to fulfil their duties under the Equality Act 2010 to provide information in an accessible format.
Audio Books / E Readers / Interactive Book Reading
Literacy Keys- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/literacy-learning-keys-6122474
Read Aloud
http://www.teachinscotland.org/doihavewhatittakes/knowledgeandskills/developyourskills/literacy/reading/readingaloudforothers/practisereadingaloud.asp
Dialogic Reading http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/professional-update/research/53-change-your-reflection.aspx
Shared Reading http://www.callscotland.org.uk/blog/new-opportunities-and-resources-for-shared-reading-and-storytelling/
Reading for pleasure http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/tutors/using-skillswise-as-a-tutor/reading-for-pleasure
Booktrust
http://www.booktrust.org.uk
Booktrust is an independent reading and writing charity. It provides resources and tools to support professionals in helping children and adults alike to learn and grow in their reading and writing journey
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