Gifted and Talented Children

How to identify a child gifted in reading and provide a responsive ECE learning environment

reading with ice creamBy Melanie Wong
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A child who is gifted in the area of reading ability is more advanced than other children at their age. 

While most children who are turning five years of age may at most recognise their name and perhaps a few other words, a gifted child at the same age may already be capable of reading books at Year 2 primary school level and above. 


Identifying a Child Who is Gifted in Reading

A child who is gifted in reading has most or all of the following characteristics:


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