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Are you the parent or carer of a young child, keen to help with school work at home - but worried that you might not do a good job? Caroline Coxon is here to help with a quick overview on how best to help a child with their reading and writing. This book will: give you ideas for activities; give you advice on choosing the right time and situations to encourage reading and writing practice at home; show you what schools are trying to do; show you what children are expected to learn at a given age; and give you an insight into phonics and the National Literacy Strategy. Presented as a colourful and easy-to-follow guide, this book will demystify what children are being taught in school and will show you that there are many ways you can help your child with their reading and writing at home. Most of all, it will show you that you are the very best person for the job. The book will give you the incentive to spend quality time with your child so that you can learn together and improve your child's chances to do well and be happy in school. Not only that: it gives you the opportunity to have lots of fun along the way!
|Publication date:||7th June 2007|
|Publisher:||Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd. an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC|
|Categories:||Teachers' classroom resources & material, Primary & middle schools, Educational: English language & literacy,|
Caroline Coxon is a freelance writer. In addition to producing books, websites and CD-ROMs for schools, she has written audio stories for children, and her first screenplay is about to be filmed. Caroline lives in East Sussex.More About Caroline Coxon