‘Poor vocabulary is the primary cause of academic failure.’
Analysis of KS2 SATs shows the critical effect of a wide vocabulary on reading.
This practical course has been specifically designed for teachers in KS1 and KS2 to raise their pupils’ levels of vocabulary usage and deepen understanding of words.
- To develop a greater understanding of how to support children in their acquisition and usage of vocabulary for reading, writing, communication and thinking
- To explore a systematic approach to the teaching and learning of vocabulary
- To provide practical ideas, strategies and activities
Jane Dallas and Carol Satterthwaite are independent literacy consultants with over sixty years of experience in teaching, training and consultancy between them.
Cost: £100 [including lunch]
Dates and venues: Thursday 15 January 2015 Manningham Mills Community Centre
This course introduces a simple method for building children's transferable higher order vocabulary which can be used in all year groups.
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