IMPROVING PROGRESS IN ENGLISH ACROSS YEARS 3 & 4
DateWed, 8th November, 2017
Time9:30 am - 3:30 pm
LocationSt William’s Primary School, William’s Loke, Norwich
Historically, Years 3 and 4 have created less progress that KS1 and upper KS2. This course sets out to strengthen the pace of progress after Year 2 by distinguishing clearly between the two years, which are currently prescribed as a single unit. It also addresses the hard-to-teach elements of the curriculum.
0930: Picking up the pace
• Thinking and learning in years 3 and 4
• Distinguishing between years 3 and 4 in reading, writing and spelling
• Some bottom line expectations laid down
1105: Strengthening core comprehension skills
• What are the core comprehension skills for reading fiction in Years 3 and 4 and how do you teach them?
• The equivalent comprehension skills in non-fiction
• Building stretch into and across reading comprehension activities
• Working with individual children on comprehension skills
1310: Sharper writing
• What types of writing are appropriate to teach in Years 3 & 4?
• A structured writing process
• Your role in securing more productive planning
• Your role in securing more productive drafting
• Manageable and more effective responses
1435: High–octane spelling in Years 3 & 4
• Stimulating a more enquiring, cognitive approach to spelling
• How to approach the specified homophones
• Teaching the ‘shun’ endings
• Nailing the high-value spelling patterns in the Y3 & 4 NC
• What should they do with mis-spellings?
£160 for 1 place, £300 for 2 places
Course name:IMPROVING PROGRESS IN ENGLISH ACROSS YEARS 3 & 4
Date:Wed, 8th November, 2017
Time:9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location:St William’s Primary School, William’s Loke, Norwich
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Recently retired Chief Adviser on School Standards at the Department for Education.
Sue has been Chief Adviser on School Standards at the DfE for seven years and led the government’s work on pedagogy, deprivation, disadvantaged groups, the core subjects, assessment, accountability and school improvement.
Sue has worked at every level of the education system as a teacher, trainer, inspector and director of the last government’s National Strategies.
Sue is also well known for her classroom publications for spelling, grammar, reading, English literature, literary theory, writing and special needs. The TES describes Sue as a mix of ‘inspirational delivery combined with common sense practicality.