Illuminate Homeroom Programme

For 2018 the college timetable has been altered to allow for 15 minutes of dedicated Illuminate time at the beginning of each day for Year 7-9 classes. This allows these students the opportunity to read each morning in a quiet and controlled environment with access to classroom libraries. However, it seeks to be more than just an independent reading programme. The programme has been called Illuminate specifically. Synonyms for this term are to explain, shed light upon or reveal. Our programme seeks to clarify student understanding of the reading process through a series of mini lessons that explicitly model reading behaviours, and to allow opportunities for students to apply these skills to

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