We have invested in Accelerated Reader for children from Years 3 - 6 (and some children in Year 1 and 2) which enables children to show their understanding of the texts they have read by answering quizzes. For children Year 2 and below, they will read books at home related to the phonics sounds they are working on. Children must read at least 3 times per week at home and read their book every day for 25 minutes in class.
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Finding books for Accelerated Reader
There are thousands of books on Accelerated Reade in and our school library is set up in this way. Your child will be STAR tested each half term which will give them a ZPD (Zone of Proximal Development). This is the range in which your child will understand books best and be able to score well in their quizzes. If you want to find books on Accelerated Reader when shopping for books or browsing the library, click on the link below!
As a parent of a child on Accelerated Reader, you can check their progress against their targets, how they are performing on quizzes and see what books they have quizzed on. At the start of each academic year, you will receive a letter with your home connect username and password. If you need any help, please come and ask!