What it means to be a reader at age 11: valuing skills, affective components and behavioural processes

Added 15 Dec 2017

This research review explores reframing and redefining what is meant by ‘reading well’ at age 11, looking in particular at cognitive reading skills, affective processes and reading behaviours.

This paper looks at the proposed broadening of the definition and explores its current evidence base.

The National Literacy Trust has prepared this report on behalf of the Read On. Get On. campaign, in collaboration with coalition partners: The Reading Agency, Beanstalk, I CAN, BookTrust, the Publishers Association, the Fair Education Alliance, NAHT, TeachFirst, Achievement for All, Harper Collins, SCL and Save the Children.