Improving Literacy Skills for Children with Special Educational Needs: A Guide to Helping in the Early and Primary Years

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This practical book, written by experienced practitioners, will help teachers of pupils with Special Educational Needs assess, record and improve the literacy skills of their pupils. The creation of the National Literacy Strategy and the Literacy Hour has put additional demands upon teachers, particularly those concerned with Special Needs.
The book covers all aspects of literacy development through the Early and Primary Years including early skills, reading, phonological ...

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Overview

This practical book, written by experienced practitioners, will help teachers of pupils with Special Educational Needs assess, record and improve the literacy skills of their pupils. The creation of the National Literacy Strategy and the Literacy Hour has put additional demands upon teachers, particularly those concerned with Special Needs.
The book covers all aspects of literacy development through the Early and Primary Years including early skills, reading, phonological skills, writing, spelling and handwriting. This resource pack includes advice and ideas on record keeping with Individual Education Plans, assessing pupils'skills and strategies for future learning.
It contains photocopiable checklists and assessment sheets for both teacher and pupil to complete and has clear child-friendly illustrated worksheets throughout. An indispensable resource for all classrooms.

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A resource for teachers of pupils with special education needs, offering reproducible assessment and record forms and children's worksheets for improving literacy skills. Materials cover all aspects of literacy development through the early and primary years, including reading, phonological skills, writing, spelling, and handwriting. Includes advice on record keeping and Individual Education Plans, assessing pupils' skills, and strategies for future learning. The authors are special education teachers. Wire ring binding. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415240710
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/1/2001
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
The National Literacy Strategy 2
Assessing early skills 9
Getting started - reading skills 16
Grapheme/phoneme correspondence and phonological awareness 23
High frequency words 33
Getting started - writing skills 54
Handwriting 64
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