Early Literacy Skills: Practical Ideas and Activities (New edition)

Early Literacy Skills: Practical Ideas and Activities (New edition)

By: Katharine Bodle (author)Paperback

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A valuable resource for professionals working with pre-school children, or with older children lacking basic literacy skills, this book provides practical photocopiable activities to develop the early skills required for success with literacy. Includes: rhyming activities; alphabet activities; phonological awareness; writing and handwriting; and reading. Each section is structured so that children can build up their knowledge and skills. Developed within the classroom, these ideas and activities can be used with a range of children in whole class, group and individual situations both at home and in pre-school settings. Designed to help children showing early signs of dyslexia or a specific learning difficulty, these activities will also benefit older children who lack a foundation of early literacy skills. It is invaluable for teachers, learning support assistants, nursery workers, parents and carers.

About Author

Katharine Bodle is currently a freelance dyslexia teacher having been a Beacon Teacher at Oldfield Primary School in Maidenhead, a Beacon school for being dyslexia friendly. Katharine also lectures for East Berkshire College on courses including How to Identify and Teach Dyslexic Learners.


A4 (297 x 210mm) 176pp Wire-o-bound ISBN 978-0-86388-538-9 ORDER CODE D11-002-5267 GBP36.99 Introduction; Hints for parents and carers; Basic skills; Rhyming activities; alphabet activities; Phonological awareness; Reading; Writing and handwriting; Bibliography; References.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780863885389
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780863885389
  • weight: 675
  • ISBN10: 0863885381
  • edition: New edition

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