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Hints, tips and resources related to Square #10 of ‘Soar & Slide’

The importance of reading suitably-challenging books

Research shows that when children read suitably-challenging books that are not too easy or too hard, they make the most progress and growth. However, it is important that they feel able to read a wide selection of materials – from newspapers and magazines, to the latest David Walliams title. For best results, we recommend that at least 60% of what children read is within their Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD). These buttons link to more information and resources you may find useful:

PDF Guide: Top 10 tips for motivating your children to read >>

Research: Star Reading & Accelerated Reader Impact Report >>

Resource: Check text complexity with the ATOS Analyser >>

Staying organised

Whether you have been using Renaissance products for years or are completely new to them, these buttons link to essential advice and information to help you stay organised throughout the year:

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