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Helping children choose independently

Choosing books isn’t easy at any age – what if it’s boring or too difficult or I just don’t like it? This course provides you with lots of different activities to build children’s confidence in an easy, active and enjoyable way.

 

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£95.00 per place

Discounts on 20+ and 30+ places on any course

Intermediate level course

Time:
4 hours online at times to suit you, plus time for classroom/library activities.

Assessment:

Every learner receives individual feedback from an Opening the Book assessor to pass the course.

Course contents

Introduction

Introduction
Getting started
How to use the course

Part 1: Exploring what it means to choose

Part 1:	Exploring what it means to choose
Setting the scene
Facilitating real choices
Creating time and space
Checking your messages

Part 2: Widening reading choices

Part 2:	Widening reading choices
Building confidence
Take a chance
Lucky dip
Fortune tellers

Part 3: Choosing activities for 5-8s

Part 3: Choosing activities for 5-8s
Fun tasks for younger children
Choosing for yourself
Choosing for the class
Choosing for someone else
Feedback task 5-8s

Part 4: Choosing activities for 8-12s

Part 4: Choosing activities for 8-12s
Creative tasks for older children
Books on chairs
Making red and green card choices
Take it further
Introducing the amber card
Reading other people’s choices
Do you dare …?
Feedback task 8-12s
Spread the word
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