Children develop their reading skills by reading! The activities in this book are designed to develop fluency, accuracy, confidence and interest. Daily reading is crucial to the development of interest and good skills. The strategies to be found in this book are proven ways of giving children ownership of, and responsibility for their own reading development. The worksheets include: setting up a reading programme; building a bookworm; responding to poems; comparing and contrasting reference books; retelling a story; learning to scan; reading diagrams and instructions; learning the Dewey system; getting to know a library.