Improving Spelling and Vocabulary in the new curriculum
DateWed, 22nd April, 2015
Time9:30 am - 3:30 pm
LocationLionwood Junior School, Norwich
A course to support the teaching of spelling and vocabulary in new curriculum, proposing practical and enjoyable ways of securing better wordpower.
0930: The new spelling curriculum
Spelling in the new curriculum
Teaching the word lists: strategies for learning difficult spellings
Teaching homophones and homonyms
1100: How to teach spelling
How to teach spelling rules
An approach to the marking of spelling
10 ideas for supporting spelling in your school
1215: What research tells us about learning new words
How English vocabulary & spelling evolved
How we learn vocabulary naturally and the lessons of this for teaching
Vocabulary in the new curriculum
1400: How to unlock the meaning of an unknown word
Tackling unknown words
The elements of word meaning
Activities to nail the exact meaning of a word
1435: How to learn essential vocabulary
Activities, vocabulary games and learning strategies
1510: How to continue extending children’s vocabulary
Top tips for building a strong vocabulary
Your take-away To Do list
Classroom games used during this course will be shared electronically with participants after the course.
£160 for 1 place, £300 for 2 places
Course name:Improving Spelling and Vocabulary in the new curriculum
Date:Wed, 22nd April, 2015
Time:9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location:Lionwood Junior School, Norwich
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Sue Hackman was 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.