A two session programme looking at the effective approaches to teach vocabulary.
Dates: Tuesday 18 September 2018 and Tuesday 9 October 2018
Times: Both sessions will take place at 1:15 – 3:30pm
Venue: Chellaston Academy, Swarkestone Road, Chellaston, Derby DE73 5UB
Target Audience: Year 2-6 teachers
Aims of the sessions:
• To become familiar with recent research on the most effective approaches to teach vocabulary.
• To investigate a variety of strategies that explicitly explore and teach new vocabulary from Year 2 to Year 6 and implement these into medium and short term planning.
• To demonstrate how use of high quality texts can engage learners to extend and deepen vocabulary
• Taking it forward: Planning for a whole school approach: embedding and developing practice across the school.
Participants will be asked to complete a short classroom-based Gap task between the two sessions. Trainer: Fiona Lingard, DTSA English Consultant and local Specialist Leaders of Education.