READ IT (1) - is a 26 page workbooklet with many practical every day reading tasks. READ IT is all about communicating with those around us in a range of ways. It is useful to be confident in using reading in everyday situations so that when it happens, students already have some ideas of what to do. Picking out key words, headings and ideas in notes, pictures, videos and text helps us all to quickly understand what key messages are.
Key topics include: types of reading, when we read, reading tools, everyday reading, reading comprehension, putting it all into practice. This workbooklet is filled with active, visual and practical tasks for primary or lower secondary and special education students and offers staff flexibility about who delivers the workbooklet and how many tasks are completed. See also the corresponding literacy WRITE IT (2) and SPEAK IT (3) workbooklets.
With an easy-to-follow format, a non-specialist teacher or teacher aide can deliver this workbooklet with confidence, add ideas and many student will self-direct their learning.
This workbooklet also includes a Student Learning Checklist and Assessment for Learning Feedback sheets.