Course Cost:

Non Members: £99 (excluding VAT)

Members: £99 (excluding VAT)

Course Length: 1 Day

Venue address:
Heath House Training & Conference Centre, Cheadle Rd, Uttoxeter, Staffs, ST14 7BY

Course Date
 

01 January 2020

Course Time
 

09.30 to 15.45

Inspiring poetry in the primary school

Aimed at Class teachers, Literacy Subject Leaders, SMT and Headteachers in the Primary school, this course is designed to help participants develop a consistent whole school approach to the teaching of poetry in reading, writing and the spoken word, meeting the National Curriculum requirements.

Course overview

This course is designed to help participants develop a consistent whole school approach to the teaching of poetry in reading, writing and the spoken word. The expectations for each year group will be explored and candidates will be given appropriate games and activities that can be used with and across year groups. The course looks at ways in which schools can ensure effective teaching of poetry, meeting the National Curriculum requirements.

In-School Training

This course is available as in-school training. If you would like to find out more about in-school training please go to the in-school training section   CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ABOUT IN SCHOOL TRAINING

Course objectives

By the end of the course participants will:

  • * develop a whole school approach to the teaching of poetry.
  • * have guidance on the end of year expectations for poetry in the Primary School.
  • * have appropriate ideas, games and activities they can use in school tomorrow to teach poetry.
  • * be knowledgeable of author studies to teach poetry.
  • * be able to develop the use of poetry across the whole school curriculum.
  • * develop an awareness of up-to-date resources for teaching poetry in the Primary School.

Detailed course outline and session time table

Session 1 9:30-10:45

  • * Introduction: Developing a whole school approach to the teaching of poetry
  • * Expectations for each year group
Session 2 11:00-12:15
  • * Types of poetry - ways to teach them using a variety of games and activities
Session 3 1:00-2:15
  • * Performance Poetry
  • * Author studies
  • * Motivating and enthusing children to write poetry
Session 4 2:30-3:45
  • * When and how to teach poetry
  • * Teaching poetry in context across the curriculum
  • * Audit for teaching poetry
  • * Action planning

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