Parental Involvement in Reading: Effect on Early Reading Achievement

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National Reading Strategy

February 2008
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Acknowledgements
The Department of Education (DoE) wishes to acknowledge the following individuals and organization who contributed in the development of National Reading Strategy:

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Contents

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1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 2.
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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 6.3 Teacher training, development and support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 6.5 Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 6.6 Research, partnerships, and advocacy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 8. Reading Steps: i ii What learners can do . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Teaching Emphasis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

iii Resources you need to have or to make. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 9. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

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Vision of the National Reading Strategy Every South African learner will be a fluent reader who reads to learn, and reads for enjoyment and enrichment.

1. Introduction
“To read is to empower To empower is to write To write is to influence To influence is to change To change is to live.”1 We all have a responsibility to get involved in the national effort to combat illiteracy. In 2001 and 2004, the Department of Education conducted two national systemic evaluations to establish literacy and numeracy levels in primary

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