Headsprout is an online English language reading programme that provides engaging online episodes and eBooks designed to teach phonics, phonemic awareness, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills.
It is comprised of three parts:
1. Early Reading (80 episodes – around 15 minute per episodes) This teaches phonics,
phonemic awareness, fluency, vocabulary, and beginning comprehension skills.
2. Reading Comprehension (50 episodes - around 20 minutes per episode) This teaches
comprehension skills including the 4 key question types: ‘find fact’, ‘clue words’, ‘mostly
about’ and ‘vocabulary’.
3. Advanced Reading Comprehension (50 episodes – around 20 minutes per episode) This
teaches pupils to apply the key reading comprehension strategies across a variety of text
types and includes key vocabulary.
We have been offered a 90 day, free licence for the software.
Would you like your child to benefit? email firstname.lastname@example.org
Access will be on a first come, first served basis (we have 36 licences available initially)
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