Developing Reading Comprehension Led by Wayne Tennent

Date

Wed, 21st February, 2018

Time

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Location

St William’s Primary School, William’s Loke, Norwich

Ref. Number

PB/1718/En/165

Price

£0.00

Description

This course will focus on ways to develop children’s reading comprehension. It will investigate effective practice in Guided Reading; how children make sense of text during and after reading; and focus on how to develop lines of enquiry by considering what texts have to offer.

09:00 – 09:40 Preparing for the lesson demonstration
• Wayne to work with a group of children (Year 5 or Year 6)

09:40 – 11:00 Developing a pedagogy
• Demonstration lesson (30 minutes approx.) followed by analysis
• Looking at planning

11:00 – 11:20 Break

11:20- 12:50 Developing subject knowledge
• How do children comprehend text?

12:50 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 15.00 Investigating the potential of texts
• Informing planning by looking at what the text has to offer.

15:00 – 15:30 Planning time
• Time for collaborative planning

Delegates are requested to bring:

• A laptop/ tablet

A range of texts (3-4 texts), which may be used for guided reading. This may include picture books text (or texts) from which to plan.

£160.00 for 1 and £300 for 2 places

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Course name:

Developing Reading Comprehension Led by Wayne Tennent

Ref. Number:

PB/1718/En/165

Date:

Wed, 21st February, 2018

Time:

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Location:

St William’s Primary School, William’s Loke, Norwich

Price:

£0.00

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Presenter(s)

Wayne Tennent

Wayne Tennent worked for many years as a primary teacher in London and also spent a number of years teaching overseas. He is a Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of East London. He teaches on MA Education and doctoral programmes. His particular area of interest is literacy, and specifically, the reading comprehension process. He has worked for a number of years with schools – both primary and secondary – developing pedagogical practices to support the teaching of reading comprehension. His book, Understanding Reading Comprehension, was published in 2015. He also co-authored Guiding Readers – Layers of meaning, (pub: 2016).

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