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Reach 2

Woodside
Primary Academy

Reading

Why Can't I Skip My Reading Tonight document below shows how important it is to read often. Children who read every day for 1 minute will read 800 words a year. Children who read for 5 minutes a day will have read 282,000 words in a year. Children who read for 20 minutes every day will read 1,800,000 words a year.

Who will be the best reader?
Who will know the most words?
Who will be the best writer?
Which child is more likely to go on to achieve the greatest academic success?
Which child is more likely to get a great job in the future?
 
Parents / Caregivers - what do you need to do?!