Recommendation 1: Develop students’ language capability to support their reading and writing.
Recommendation 2: Support students to develop fluent reading capabilities.
Recommendation 3: Teach reading comprehension strategies through modelling and supported practice.
Recommendation 4: Teach writing composition strategies through modelling and supported practice.
Recommendation 5: Develop students’ transcription and sentence construction skills through extensive practice.
Recommendation 6: Target teaching and support by accurately assessing student needs.
Recommendation 7: Use high-quality structured interventions to help students who are struggling with their literacy.
Evidence for Learning has produced another Guidance Report Putting Evidence to Work: A School’s Guide to Implementation which can be used as a guide as you plan to implement changes in your school relating to improving literacy.
Implementation can be described as a series of stages relating to thinking about, preparing for, delivering, and sustaining change. The section Acting on the evidence, suggests a range of strategies that you might find helpful in planning, structuring and delivering a whole‑school approach to literacy.
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