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Tips for encouraging 8-11 years to read

Ideas for sharing books in the home with reluctant readers

Type: Classroom resources
Level: Core
Audience: Primary
Key area: 2.3.2 Staff meaningful conversations around books, 2.5.1 Raising the profile of reading with families
Older boy and younger girl reading a book

This resource is designed for teachers to share with families as part of Key Area 2.5.1 – Raising the profile of reading with families.

Whether their child is a keen or reluctant reader, these tips can help parents encourage a lifelong love of reading. They can make sure that reading is seen as an enjoyable, relaxing activity. This is the first step in encouraging any young reader.

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