Robust Instruction to Improve Reading Comprehension

Robust Instruction to Improve Reading Comprehension

Course Summary:

Clare will explain how her school’s approach to the teaching of Reading led to 2017 KS2 SATs results which were 10% above the national average with pupil progress scores of 2.4 in Reading.

She will focus on:

  • Why teaching inference is hard – what the research says
  • Close reading (based on the work of Doug Lemov)
  • Practical ways of teaching vocabulary (based on the work of
    Isabel Beck & Alex Quigley)

The outcomes from this day should enable Literacy Subject Leaders, Class Teachers and Headteachers to understand the principles and importance of ‘robust instruction’ and to consider the implications for the teaching of Reading Comprehension within their own schools.

N.B. This two-hour course will be offered twice in one day in two different venues. When booking, please state which session you would like to attend.

Target Audience: Literacy Subject Leaders, Class Teachers & Headteachers

Date: Tuesday 26th February 2019

10.00am to 12.00pm (morning session) or
2.00pm to 4.00pm (afternoon session)

Course Venues:
Morning session at Chilton Primary School, Stowmarket, IP14 1NN
Afternoon session at Ipswich High School, IP9 1AZ
Cost: £40 per delegate, including refreshments (tea or coffee)

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