EEF GUIDANCE ON IMPROVING LITERACY IN KEY STAGE 2
Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) Guidance of Improving Literacy In Key Stage 2
The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) have published an updated version of their guidance report – Improving Literacy in Key Stage 2.
This latest iteration is complete with brand new models to support teachers navigating the complexity of supporting reading development, plus an array of practical strategies that can be used in the classroom to improve pupils’ reading fluency.
Download the free report from EEF’s website where more materials and exemplifications are available.
The key recommendations are:
1 Develop pupils’ language capabilities 12
2 Support pupils to develop fluent reading capabilities 18
3 Teach reading comprehension strategies through modelling and supported practice
4 Teach writing composition strategies through modelling and supported practice
5 Develop pupils’ transcription and sentence construction skills through extensive practice
6 Target teaching and support by accurately assessing pupil needs
7 Use high quality structured interventions to help pupils who are struggling with their literacy