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7 Steps to Get Your Child Reading

 

Generation Alpha is the swiper, pincher, tapper cohort, the first to grow up with devices in their hands. They are breaking new ground as a result of technological advances, while you, their parents, are having to navigate these uncharted waters.

Literacy is the single most important thing we can teach kids. If they can read, all other learning will follow. The road to literacy has never been smooth, but now there is the added challenge of digital distractions. Learn how to futureproof your child's literacy in a rapidly changing world, and give them the best chance of success. Based on scientific research and presented in a friendly, accessible style for time-poor parents, the seven simple steps will lead your Generation Alpha child to an irreplaceable love of reading.

 

Published by Allen & Unwin

 

Whiz Kids Reading Fun

 

Collect all four Reading Fun kits! These carefully levelled kits make learning to read and spell a breeze. Each fold out folder contains 3 books to read, 3 sheets of magnets for spelling and word fun and 12 flashcards to support learning. Filled with lots of games and activities to help your child recognise words and write them.

 

Published by Lake Press

 

NAPLAN-Style Workbooks

 

Schoolzone NAPLAN-style Workbooks dominate the top ten

 

Conceptualised and packaged by Lousie Park @ Paddlepop Press

 

Year 3 titles written by Louise Park

Year 5 titles written by Julienne Laidlaw

Year 7 titles written by Louise Park. Julienne Laidlaw, Robert Sheehan and Meredith Costain

Synthetic Phonics

 

These comprehensive educational kits have everything you need to help your child as they
learn to read, write and spell—all at once!


The kits use the cutting-edge system of synthetic phonics, which is a revolutionary, intuitive
and form of learning. It teaches children pronunciation, reading and spelling skills at the
same time, using the 44 sounds that blend to make all the words in the English language.
With this system of learning, as your child learns to sound out a word, they will also be able
to read and spell it!

 

Each kit contains:

  • a 64-page instruction and activity book containing games, books to make and read and activity sheets

  • 60 double-sided flash/game cards 

  • a double-sided wallchart

 

NAPLAN-Style Workbooks

 

Schoolzone NAPLAN-style Workbooks dominate the top ten

 

Conceptualised and packaged by Lousie Park @ Paddlepop Press

 

Year 3 titles written by Louise Park

Year 5 titles written by Julienne Laidlaw

Year 7 titles written by Louise Park. Julienne Laidlaw, Robert Sheehan and Meredith Costain

 
 

Ancient and Medieval People

 

Ancient and Medieval People profiles the lives and times, incredible battles and daring feats of ancient and medieval warriors. 

 

Written by Louise Park and Timothy Love for Macmillan Australia

 

Mac Australia Topics

 

Covering subjects from the Humanities curriculum the Mac AustraliaTopics books combine brilliant photography and visual literacy elements with authoritative text matched to students' reading ability.

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