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Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning

Below are guidance documents and teaching materials to support schools in working with EAL learners.

Reading

The reading grids below were devised by Reading Borough Council Equality Services.

Teach/ translate the question words before reading and ask children to complete the grid after reading. (Children who are literate in their first language could write in their first language).

Reciprocal Teaching is a way of structuring guided reading sessions. The documents below were created by Reading Borough Council Equality Services.
Young Teachers are children who have been trained to support their peers with reading. The documents below were created by Reading Borough Council Equality Services.
The guidance document for parents below was produced by Reading Borough Council Equality Services.

Early Years

Please see the early years section in the New Arrivals Toolkit-Primary.

Further information on supporting EAL children in the early years can be found at

http://www.naldic.org.uk/eal-teaching-and-learning/outline-guidance/early-years