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Phonics in a literature-rich classroom

30th April 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

£120 + VAT (£144 inc.)

Course description

This Early Years and KS1 course poses the following questions: What do we know about how children learn to read? What is the roleof phonics in early literacy? How can phonics weave through a creative curriculum?

The day will start with a dialogic exploration of our own experiences of reading  and move into a consideration of current theory and research. Insights will be used to outline a multi-modal skills approach to learning to read.

Areas of focus

  • A  “common sense” approach
  • The reasons that reading for pleasure is crucial to phonics teaching
  • The place of reading schemes and children’s
    literature
  • Language, imagination and putting it all together
  • The role of the facilitator in phonics teaching
  • Storying and creating readers
  • Sharing and creating resources
  • Supporting parents and reducing stress
  • The  emphasis of the course is practical and participatory. We ask participants to bring along examples of early writing and questions to explore.

Course length

A one-day course covers general principles. For more sustained development we recommend a follow up session, which allows for gap task
learning and review.

Resources

Packs of high-quality children’s literature to support phonics teaching can be additionally
purchased from justimaginestorycentre.co.uk or
by email, assistant@justimaginestorycentre.co.uk

Tune In! Book pack A Phase 1 Letters and Sounds
Tune In! Book pack B Phase 2 Letters and Sounds
Tune In! Book pack C Phases 3 & 4 Letters and
Sounds
Tune In! Book pack D phases 5 & 6 Letters and
Sounds

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    Details

    Date:
    30th April 2020
    Time:
    9:30 am - 3:00 pm
    Cost:
    £120
    CPD Event Category:

    Organiser

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

    Venue

    Linton Mead Primary School
    Central Way, Thamesmead
    London, SE28 8DT United Kingdom
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    Phone:
    020 8310 1902
    Website:
    www.lintonmead.org.uk/