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Between the Lines: developing comprehension day 3

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

June 14 @ 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

This is Day 3 of our comprehension course and the focus is vocabulary development for comprehension.

Day 1: 5th April – Comprehension, discussion and dialogic teaching

Day 2: 3rd May – A closer look at inference

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    Details

    Date:
    June 14
    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

    Just Imagine HQ
    River Barn, Unit 2, Langford Hall Farm, Witham Road
    Langford, Essex CM9 4ST United Kingdom
    Phone:
    7751595525
    Website:
    justimagine..co.uk