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Year 6 talk to parents

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  • 1. “Kids need reading stamina”Developing a reading culture at Thomas Deacon Academy
  • 2. Why read? Why books?
  • 3. The ability to read is one ofthe strongest predictors offuture success. Although reading can be taught in a classroom, it must be practised.This slide and next: Are librarians really worth it? Available online at:http://www.ccsd.net/schools/watson/libraryresearch.html
  • 4. CulturalReading forpleasure = heritage Creativity and imagination Language development Increased self- esteem Emotional development Sustained concentration
  • 5. So what couldwe do?
  • 6. “Parents must remember its not their job toteach kids to read, it is to encourage them to love books.” Michael Rosen 2012
  • 7. Those that read a book aweek or more were likely to enjoy reading and do better in school