Below are some suggestions and links to help you support your child with reading at home.
1). Listen to your child read their school reading book
Attached: Set 1, Set 2, Set 3 and additional Sounds Sheet.
Attached: Parent Reading Questions sheet – some ideas about questions you could ask.
2). RWI Homework – for children taking part in daily RWI lessons.
Each week your child will bring home a sheet of words to practise based on a sound(s) they have been learning or revising. Please cut the words up and use as to help your child build their ability to:
3). Accelerated Reader Quizzes.
Many children in Year 2, will start to bring a reading book home which has an Accelerated Reading level and Quiz code on it.
The very short online comprehension quizzes help us track your child’s progress.
Quizzes should be done within 24 hours of finishing the book so it is still fresh in your child’s mind.
Quizzes can be completed at school or at home on any device that can access the internet.
If it is possible to complete the quiz at home then the link is:
This will take you to a screen that your child should recognise. See the attached ‘Logging on to Accelerated Reader’ guide if your child needs support. Your child’s individual login details will be handed out at Parent Consultations in October 2023
4). Read to your child.
Read books that are appropriate to your child’s age but beyond their reading ability. This can help to build their love of reading through more exciting story-lines, whilst chatting about more detailed plots can help to develop their comprehension skills (see Parent Reading Questions sheet).
The following websites provide great ideas for books appropriate to your child’s age which could be requested from your local library.