- expands knowledge and vocabulary- improves attention span and memory- increases curiosity and imagination
It also creates:
- greater self-esteem, empathy and confidence- stronger, closer relationships- higher educational achievements and quality of life.
This is why we are asking you or a family member to support your child by pledging to read with them once a day for at least 15 minutes.
There are many ways reading can take place:
- Reading to a younger sibling- Reading a daily newspaper article and discussing it- Listening to them read their school reading book- Taking a trip to Gorleston or Great Yarmouth Library to look at the books and choose together
For more confident readers, you could try:
- Reading the same book and discussing it- Exploring non-fiction texts- Try reading a classic
Please make your pledge by completing the short form below: