TEACHING AND LEARNING SPELLING
DateTue, 6th February, 2018
Time9:00 am - 12:00 pm
LocationSt William’s Primary School, William’s Loke, Norwich
Do you know your -ables from your -ibles?
Why is it boy with OY but oil with OI?
And can it really be true that I always comes before E except after C? (Hint: No)
1. How to crack and learn a spelling
introduces a range of constructive strategies for working out unknown spellings and learning the hard ones.
1. Why some spellings are hard to learn
2. Strategies for learning difficult spellings
3. Strategies for distinguishing between homophones
4. Ideas for supporting spelling in your school
2. Teaching spelling rules, patterns
explores high-value spelling rules, choosing the correct vowel digraph and making important decisions about curriculum delivery.
1. High-value spelling rules explored and explained, using hands-on tabletop activities you can use in the classroom
2. The challenge of choosing between vowel digraphs e.g. ay, ai, a-e
3. Pinpointing who teaches what: how to distribute objectives across the paired years in KS2
4. An approach to the marking of spelling
This course is rich in resources which will be sampled in the sessions then sent to you as digital master copies for your own classroom. You also receive the PPT for use in school.
£90 per person
Course name:TEACHING AND LEARNING SPELLING
Date:Tue, 6th February, 2018
Time:9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:St William’s Primary School, William’s Loke, Norwich
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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”.