- READING - HOW TO DEVELOP INFERENCE SKILLS AND VOCABULARY
January 22, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WHY IS THIS TRAINING FOR YOU?
You want to improve your practice in teaching Reading
Refresh your knowledge and practice of how children best develop their inference skills
You want to be aware of the demands of the Year 6 Reading Test and help children to achieve in the test, as well as developing good reading behaviours for life
You want to engage with a variety of texts (for different year groups/abilities) to see how an inference model can be applied to any text
You want to go back to school with concrete ideas and activities that you can use to develop your own teaching
WHAT WILL THIS ENTAIL AND WHAT WILL YOU LEAVE WITH?
A model for teaching reading:
Activate and apply background knowledge
Vocabulary (including figurative language)
Looking for clues in the text
Linking sentences together to make meaning