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The Power of A Rich Reading Classroom: our new book!




We are delighted to be publishing a brand new book for 2020: The Power of a Rich Reading Classroom!

Authored by the whole CLPE team, this practical handbook for teachers summarises years of classroom expertise and research from our Power of Reading, Power of Pictures and Reflecting Realities work. With chapters focussed across the Key Stages, The Power of a Rich Reading Classroom (published by SAGE) offers teachers a comprehensive overview of reading development and progression at Primary level, and covers a range of topics relating to literacy including: picturebooks; reading environments; supporting early readers; Reflecting Realities; texts for early readers; a read aloud programmes and poetry.

“This is a book about creating an environment for reading in your classroom that supports children to become engaged and successful readers. Our hope is that it will help you to have a picture of the whole reading process and that you will have ideas about how to implement what you have learnt in your classroom.” - Introduction, CEO Louise Johns-Shepherd

The Power of a Rich Reading Classroom joins a heritage of CLPE publications including Boys on the Margins (2005), The Reader in the Writer (2001) and Understanding Spelling (2000). It features a special Foreword by academic and CLPE Patron Aidan Chambers, whom the CLPE thanks for his contribution.


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