Research and Enquiry in Education
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The aim of this case study is to use practitioners’ perceptions, and to look at children’s comments to explore the reading development and reading choices of both boys’ and girls’ within a Key Stage 2 classroom. Literacy is evidently an essential life skill which enables individuals to successfully participate fully in society. Such skills are mastered and taught within education; therefore, Governmental education policies are frequently driven by the importance of 4 promoting literacy skills, with the determination that children will be able to leave education with the skills to: read, write and communicate effectively (DfES, 2011). Nevertheless, these standards are not always achieved and children, particularly male pupils leave education without the relevant literacy skills.
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