Improving Literacy Skills for Children with Special Educational Needs
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.
Table of Contents
Introduction; 1. The NLS/Individual Education Plans; 3. Early Skills/Desirable Outcomes; 4. Getting Started - Early Reading Skills; 5. Grapheme/phoneme Correspondance and Phonological awareness; 6. High Frequency Word; Writing skills; Handwriting Skills; Appendices