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Word Power

Word Power delivered by Kelly Ashley

A one-day training course for English leads/ senior members of staff. Exploring practical strategies for vocabulary development, Investigating approaches to developing ‘word attack’ skills, Supporting the move from spoken language to reading comprehension.

Morning Session – Deconstruction
Starting point – Oral language development
Strategies for choosing words for instruction
Taking words apart – Analysing words (concrete to the abstract)
Practical strategies – Focus on KS2
Gap task (optional)

Afternoon Session  – Reconstruction
Feedback from gap task (optional)
Hexagonal learning – Connected thinking
Scaffolding learning – Exploring the ‘4 Steps’
Practical strategies – Focus on EYFS and KS1
Practical planning – Time to discuss and put ideas to work!


Thursday 22nd February 2018 9am to 3.30pm


Burn Hall Hotel, Tollerton Road, Huby, York YO61 1JB


£100 per delegate for North Star and Polaris members. Non-members £150.

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Please note that in the event of a cancellation the following terms will be applied: Cancellations within two weeks of the event: 50% charge; cancellations within 48 hrs of the event/no show: 100% charge