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Between the Lines: developing comprehension day 1

Delivered by Just Imagine with Just Imagine HQ Hub (East)

5th April 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

£120 + VAT (£144 inc.)

Course content

  • This comprehensive, practical and interactive course explores the full range of reading skills. It addresses knowledge-centred and skills-based perspectives and proposes pedagogical practices which develop skills in rich and purposeful contexts.
  • The content draws on a two-year research project managed by Just Imagine and funded by the DfE and London School Excellence Fund.  It is informed by work undertaken for Guiding Readers - Layers of meaning, winner of the UKLA Academic Book of the Year 2017 (Wayne Tennent, David Reedy, Angela Hobsbaum and Nikki Gamble). Areas of focus:
  • Understanding comprehension and inference
  • Selecting texts and mapping the potential of the text
  • The importance of discussion and dialogue
  • The most effective evidence-based strategies including reciprocal reading strategies, visualisation, use of graphic organisers, text marking, think aloud,
  • authentic questioning and other metacognitive strategies
  • Robust vocabulary instruction
  • Comprehending fiction, non-fiction and poetry
  • Teacher assessment
  • Auditing and action planning

This is day 1 of our comprehension course.

Full three days at discounted rate of £300 plus VAT If booking for three days please email assistant@justimaginestorycentre.co.uk

Individual days can be booked using the booking form.

Day 1 presents a broad overview of comprehension skills and strategies, with a focus on discussion and dialogue

Day 2 takes a closer look at inference

Day 3 examines vocabulary development for comprehension

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    5th April 2019
    9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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    Just Imagine
    01621 855862


    Just Imagine HQ
    River Barn, Unit 2, Langford Hall Farm, Witham Road
    Langford, Essex CM9 4ST United Kingdom