Developing a love of reading and books: teaching and nurturing readers in primary schools

Angela Gill (Editor), Megan Stephenson (Editor), David Waugh (Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportBookpeer-review

Abstract

Ensuring children read for pleasure and develop a life-long love of reading is a priority for all primary school teachers.

The National Curriculum focuses heavily on promoting reading for pleasure and engaging pupils using a range of diverse and inclusive texts and materials.

This text supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS and Early Career Teachers to understand the importance of supporting children to become readers, enjoy reading for pleasure and develop higher level reading skills. It includes guidance, case studies and theoretical perspectives to show trainee teachers how they can develop children’s reading.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSAGE Publications
Number of pages208
ISBN (Print)9781529729993, 9781529730005
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2021
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameTransforming Primary QTS
PublisherSage

Keywords

  • Reading development

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