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Reading at home


Here is the Powerpoint Mrs Darragh presented to K-2 parents on 20th September:

Reading at home - K-2 (ppt, 2802 KB)

At Dobroyd Point we appreciate the support that parents give every day at school and at home. These links are to PDF documents which explain our home-reading programs.

Dobroyd's take-home readers (PDF 221Kb)
Beyond home-readers (PDF 234Kb)

The following documents contain further information about supporting your child's reading at home:

Reading at home (DET) (PDF 35Kb)

Helping with reading (PDF 1212Kb)

Put Reading First (USA) (PDF 816Kb)

Premier's Reading Challenge - book suggestions for your child's age group:

K-2 booklist, by author (PDF 320Kb)

Yr 3-4 booklist, by author (PDF 321Kb)

Yr 5-6 booklist, by author (PDF 322Kb)

Need more help finding books for your child? Try these links:

Books not to be missed!
Browse for noteworthy novels and picture books, organised according to Phase of Development (Western Australia Department of Education)

Reading Matters
This website is about books and ideas for children and teenagers. It is written for intelligent young readers who are keen to choose their own books.

KOALA Awards

KOALA - Kids Own Australian Literature Awards Inc. - are annual awards made by young readers in NSW to the Australian books they have most enjoyed reading during that year.

Children's Books and Reviews

"Helping adults find great children's books"

National Literacy and Numeracy Week

Parent support - audio and video files, literacy and numeracy flyers, weblinks for children.