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ginn reading scheme

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soandsosmummy Wed 05-Oct-11 14:57:56

Any idea how this relates to ORT or book colour bands or anything?

DD is in year one just starting level 6 and I've no idea how she compares to her peers (as I don't ask) or to anyone else as this seems to be the only school I've come across with ginn.

She likes the stories though

Thanks

LazyDaisy123 Mon 10-Oct-11 21:05:26

My DS has this scheme, he is also in year one and reading level 6. The teacher seems to think he is working at the national average, if not slightly above with reading.
Hope this helps

soandsosmummy Tue 11-Oct-11 12:15:17

Thank you. That's reassuring and puts things in context.

Appuskidu Tue 11-Oct-11 12:32:17

This equates to about Turquoise level of the book banding, if that helps!

soandsosmummy Thu 13-Oct-11 13:33:53

Thanks just looked at the examples on reading chest and their turquoise books fit well with what DD is getting. Why do they have to make the whole system so confusing?

mrz Sat 15-Oct-11 11:37:19

because Ginn and ORT are very old schemes published before the idea of levels and book banding became widely used so each publisher had their own system

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