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Chris Quigley Education: Infusing Rich Vocabulary through a Primary Curriculum

Tuesday 23rd October 2018, 9:30am - 3:00pm - Inspire2Learn, TS6 9AE

The course will cover:

  • The reasons that vocabulary needs to explicitly taught through ‘robust’ instruction’

  • ‘Tiers’ of vocabulary and the importance of sophisticated, mature academic language

  • How to infuse high quality vocabulary in reading activities, spoken and written communication

  • Word Breadth: The specific subject vocabulary required in each subject or area of learning

  • Word Depth: The degree of understanding of vocabulary and the lexical quality hypothesis

  • Discourse markers and their role in organising mature writing

  • The use of daily routines to help pupils to reach sustained mastery of sophisticated vocabulary

  • The importance of etymology and morphology even with the youngest pupils in your school

  • The 570 Word families that should be explicitly planned across the age ranges in your school

  • Strategies for teaching vocabulary across the curriculum

The cost of the programme will be £125 + VAT per delegate, including lunch.

Raising Attainment in Reading - TT Education

Thursday 10th January 2019, 9:15am - 3:00pm - Inspire2Learn, TS6 9AE

Discover fun, simple, effective strategies and tips to support children’s word reading and comprehension skills in this engaging, practical CPD course. Explore how you can support pupils in developing a love of reading, building successful reading strategies and successfully responding to SATs-style questioning.

Raise standards in reading comprehension through a variety of engaging, workable, and enjoyable ways to enhance children’s reading confidence.

Raising Attainment in Reading provides a comprehensive overview of the skills that children need to become successful readers. This powerful one-day reading CPD course takes aspects of reading comprehension and demonstrates how to support all children in their skill development - through games to improve vocabulary, retention, speed and depth of understanding.

By attending this course, you will:

• Find out how to build more opportunities in your teaching to develop reading comprehension skills

• Discover a range of proven strategies that can support children in becoming quick and confident readers, able to tackle a whole range of questions around a text.

• Practise and discuss ways to enhance the teaching of inference and deduction

• Increase your understanding of the reading comprehension and word reading expectations of the National Curriculum and how these translate into everyday practice - simply and effectively

You will return to your classroom with an in-depth understanding of how to support children in becoming confident readers.

The cost of the programme will be £125 + VAT per delegate, including lunch.

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