Encouraging smart young readers

Did you know that a child has a better chance of performing well in school if reading is part of their routine? It has been shown that when a caring adult reads to a child fairly regularly, the child is more likely to do better in school. Reading to your child for at least 15 minutes a day can help them to learn new words, think critically about the stories, characters and ideas that they are exposed to. In this Reading for Meaning video, we look at the different ways in which you can encourage reading at home.

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