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Developing Reading in KS1

Online [Via Zoom] | Tuesday 1st December 2020

** Important note ** If you book fewer than 7 days in advance of this course OR you do not receive the pre-course information a week in advance, please email to ensure you can access the pre-course material.

Please email to register for 2024/25 programme

Course Details

This course will support teachers in reviewing their subject knowledge and developing their pedagogy in order to deliver effective group and whole class reading routinely.  The course will ensure that teachers understand how best to apply and develop phonic knowledge at the same time as developing other strategies and teaching good comprehension.  It will also tackle the common difficulties of classroom organisation, adult support and independent groups. There will be opportunities to observe and analyse filmed lessons as well as looking at a range of different texts suitable for KS1. Teachers will understand how to run an effective session for all learners at any stage in the age range as well as promoting a love of reading with their children.

The course will include:

An introduction to the importance of reading and the different models for teaching reading
Discussion around pre-reading skills and developing phonic knowledge
Examining the structure of a teacher led group session
Discussion around how to develop questioning and comprehension
Opportunity to watch filmed lessons of a KS1 lesson
Time dedicated to looking at a range of different texts
Ideas on how to promote a love of reading
Discussion around the practicalities of group and whole class reading, including ideas for independent activities

What you can take home:

Example planning from Y1 and Y2
Lots of useful supports and scaffolds to use in your classes to support reading
Lots of practical ideas and teaching techniques

This course will take place on Zoom and will be 2 hours. Modules for self-study will be sent prior to this session.