Reflective Reading

Engaging and Practical Ideas for Teaching Reading Comprehension in the Primary Classroom

By Anne Glennie

Format: Paperback

Engaging, inspirational, practical. The teacher's handbook for the Reflective Reading methodology to improve reading comprehension. 

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Cranachan Publishing

Established at the beginning of 2016, Cranachan is a small independent publisher and a fresh-face in Scottish publishing landscape. They are committed to finding new voices and writing talent for their adult fiction list and their children's historical fiction series, Yesteryear, published under the Pokey Hat imprint. Their Cranachan Education imprint focuses on professional development titles for teachers, as well as classroom resources to support the Yesteryear series. Cranachan pride themselves on only publishing books which excite and inspire them, and firmly believe that the proof of the pudding is in the reading.

Product Description


Put the magic back into reading!

Engaging, inspirational, and practical the complete course book and teacher's guide for Reflective Reading. This exciting approach improves attainment and motivation by revamping reading comprehension in the primary classroom.

Put the magic back into reading through fun, engaging ideas and activities for the teaching of reading. Create life-long readers with good reading habits, who read for pleasure and appreciate text in all its forms.

Ensure higher order thinking skills are embedded within teaching and learning using a new, child-friendly taxonomy - the Comprehension Compass. Teachers and children will enjoy completing and creating Task Maps, Long Reads, Short Reads and TexTplorers activities.

Inside you will find:

  • Short Read texts and activities, suitable for whole-class teaching and shared reading

  • Long Read activities and Task Map exemplars, for reading groups and differentiation

  • Advice on assessment, planning, managing reading in the classroom and choosing texts

  • Guidance on 'How to Build a Reader' and identifying reading difficulties

  • Child Friendly Reading Booklets to encourage a learning dialogue about reading to support Assessment is for Learning

  • A 'Cultivating a Reading Culture' self-evaluation to encourage collegiate reflection on your school's current reading practice

Also includes photocopiable lesson plans, templates, and downloadable resources so you can get started straightaway!

Additional Information

Additional Information

Format Paperback
Imprint Cranachan Publishing
Publication Date 18 Sep 2017
ISBN 9781911279204
Number of Pages 200

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