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The PLD recommended picture book lists outline quality age appropriate titles to read children at specific ages. The lists have been created by speech pathologists with the aim of promoting the development of oral language skills. Points to remember when choosing a book for 9-12 year olds:

  • Complex themes.
  • Little repetition within texts.
  • Full story structure.
  • Stories can be lengthy.

 

Recommended picture books for 9, 10, 11 & 12 year old children

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  • Recommended picture books to read to 9, 10, 11 & 12 year olds
    Year 3, 4, 5 & 6 Language & Literacy Developmental Milestones

    A booklet that provides an overview of Oral Language and literacy milestones for children in Years 3 to 6 (Middle to Upper Primary – 8 to 12 year olds). Tips for home and causes for concern are also outlined. The booklet can be photocopied back to back and then folded in half to provide a compact reference.

    Students in middle to upper primary should be independent and creative problem solvers. As students reach the middle primary, developed language skills are critical for

  • Recommended picture books to read to 9, 10, 11 & 12 year olds
    A Whole School Approach to Developing Narrative Skills

    An information sheet outlining a step by step, whole school approach to developing narrative skills using PLD’s programs.

    Research focused on narrative ability has repeatedly reported a correlation between literacy and academic achievement. Narrative training programs have also been shown to produce positive

  • Recommended picture books to read to 9, 10, 11 & 12 year olds
    Speech and Language Development Milestones Posters and Sheets – 8 years old

    This milestone poster/sheet details the speech and language developmental milestones for children from 8 years of age.

    Designed by speech and language pathologists, the speech and language milestone sheets provide an list of typical milestones that should be attained by specific ages.

  • Recommended picture books to read to 9, 10, 11 & 12 year olds
    PLD’s 2020 Whole School Literacy Plan

    The document outlines how to implement PLD’s literacy, Movement and Motor and Oral Language resources during the Early Years, Foundation, Year 1 & 2 and across Years 3 to 6. Each page provides suggested time frames and implementation recommendations.

    The purpose of this document is to provide an implementation outline to assist schools in scheduling the PLD programs within a broad school-based strategy. When


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