At St Peter’s reading is explicitly taught in all classes P–6. Student needs, identified through the collection of data form the basis for reading instruction choices.
All classes will use literacy blocks for 2 hours a day (Reading Hour and Writing Hour), four days a week.
The structure for the Reading Hour and Writing Hour is referenced from Flying Start The classroom reading program will contain all of the following 4 Components:
Through these four components all students will be regularly engaged in:
The teaching of reading at St Peter’s is a balanced approach and exhibits all the elements of the Research-Based Reading Program (2002, Texas Education Agency)