KS1 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling

Date

Fri, 27th November, 2015

Time

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location

The Venue at Center Parcs, Elveden

Ref. Number

PB/1516/En/72

Price

£0.00

Description

So there’s a new grammar, punctuation and spelling test on its way! Are you confident about subordinate clauses, suffix rules, clause-combining and progressive verbs?

This course will give you all the knowledge you need for the new curriculum and lots of ways of making it fun for pupils, with a particular emphasis on applying the knowledge to raise standards in writing.

Session 1: Coming to terms
Word classes – nouns, verbs, etc.
Introducing word classes to children
Word grammar – plurality, compound, suffixes, prefixes
Classroom activities to secure word grammar

Session 2: Sentence grammar
Sentence grammar – sentence types, simple sentences, co-ordination, subordination, noun phrases and tenses explained
Improving expression – how to help children to become more confident in the way they express themselves

Session 3: Punctuation
How to introduce and consolidate an understanding of punctuation
Active strategies for teaching punctuation
How to mark for punctuation

Session 4: Spelling
They’ve learnt the easy phonics – how about the tougher choices in writing?
How to learn harder spellings
How to teach homophones
How to teach spelling rules
Spelling activities

Session 5: The test
What will it be like?
Working up to the test
Harnessing parental interest

£180 for 1 place and £340 for 2 places

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Course name:

KS1 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling

Ref. Number:

PB/1516/En/72

Date:

Fri, 27th November, 2015

Time:

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location:

The Venue at Center Parcs, Elveden

Price:

£0.00

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Presenter(s)

Sue Hackman


Recently retired Chief Adviser on School Standards, 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.

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