Improving Literacy Skills for Children with Special Educational Needs  book cover
1st Edition

Improving Literacy Skills for Children with Special Educational Needs

ISBN 9780415240710
Published January 29, 2001 by Routledge
90 Pages

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Book Description

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

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Heather Duncan