First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

chapter 2|4 pages


chapter 3|4 pages

The National Literacy Strategy

chapter 4|3 pages

Development in reading

chapter 5|3 pages

Shared reading

chapter 6|3 pages

Guided reading

chapter 7|3 pages

Development in writing

chapter 8|3 pages

Shared writing

chapter 9|3 pages

Guided writing

chapter 10|3 pages

Word-level work

chapter 11|3 pages

Sentence-level work

chapter 16|4 pages


chapter 17|2 pages

Reading nori-fiction

chapter 18|3 pages

Writing non-fiction

chapter 20|2 pages

Speaking and listening

chapter 21|3 pages


chapter 22|3 pages


chapter 23|2 pages

Working with parents and other adults

chapter 24|2 pages

English as an additional language (EAL)

chapter 25|2 pages

Special educational needs (SEN)

chapter 26|2 pages

The needs of very able children

chapter 27|3 pages

Statutory assessment