Term 1 concludes on Friday 5th April. We would like to extend our best wishes and congratulations to all students, families, and friends on the coming of the ^Eid-ul-Fitr al Mubaarak.

Primary School

Home Readers
Home Readers

Helping with Home  Reading

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Before Reading

– Talk about the cover, title and the pictures
– Encourage the student to guess what the book may be about

During Reading

– Discuss the story so far
– Encourage the student to guess white might happen next
– Ask him/her questions about the story and the characters

After Reading

– Talk about the story
– Ask questions about the story and the pictures
– Relate any relevant aspect of the story to the child’s experiences



If a child is stuck on a word…
0. Pause for 5 seconds so the student can think and have a try

If the student is still stuck, prompt him/her by::
1. Suggesting he/she goes back to the beginning of the sentence, or read past the difficult word till the end of the sentence, or read past difficult words to the end of the sentence
2. Ask the student to sound the word out
3. Look for a clue in the picture or the words
4. Look at the first letter and think about what the word could be
5.Give the student a hint eg. “Where was the …?”

If a word read does not make sense…

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If a word read, does make sense, but is wrong

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Praise the students for…

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Some hints…

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