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Between the Lines – developing comprehension Day 1

October 4 @ 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-based 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

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    Details

    Date:
    October 4
    Time:
    9:30 am - 3:00 pm
    Cost:
    £120
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    Organiser

    Just Imagine
    Phone:
    01621 855862
    Email:
    assistant@justimaginestorycentre.co.uk
    Website:
    www.justimagine.co.uk

    Venue

    Peareswood Primary School
    Peareswood Road
    Erith, Kent DA8 3PR
    Phone:
    01322 332 379
    Website:
    www.peareswoodprimaryschool.co.uk