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ERIC Number: ED472056
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Feb
Pages: 747
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The National Literacy Strategy--Framework for Teaching YR to Y6.
Department for Education and Skills, London (England).
This framework for teaching sets out teaching objectives for Reception to Year 6 to enable pupils to become fully literate. It also gives guidance on the Literacy Hour in which this teaching will take place. The document is a reference point for day-to-day teaching, and help for headteachers and governors of schools in England as they plan and manage the improvement of literacy in their school. Section 1, Introduction, discusses the purpose of the Framework, the structure of the Framework, what the "Literacy Hour" is, and planning from the Framework. Comprising the bulk of the document, Section 2 offers the Termly Objectives for each term and each year, Reception through Year 6. Appendixes contain a list of high frequency words for word recognition for Reception Year to Year 2; a list of medium frequency words to be taught in Years 4 and 5; a summary of the specific phonics and spelling work to be covered in years Reception to 2; a summary of the range of work for each term; a technical vocabulary list; and an extensive glossary. (RS)
Department for Education and Skills (DfES), PROLOG, P.O. Box 5050, Sherwood Park, Annesley, Notts NG15 0DJ, United Kingdom, England. Tel: 0845 6022260; Fax: 0845 6033360; e-mail:; Web site: For full text:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department for Education and Skills, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)