The Power of Words: Teaching Vocabulary in Key Stage 1 and 2 (2 sessions)

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.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Chellaston Academy, Swarkestone Road, Derby, UK

‘MY DTSA’ Partner Package Fee: £115 per delegate per event. Non Partner Fee: £145 per delegate per event.

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    Fiona Lingard DTSA English Consultant and SLE