Literacy for Science - Winchester

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This three-hour workshop has been designed to help teachers in Key Stage 3 meet the literacy demands of the sciences. There is a focus on the role of vocabulary and scientific language, and the journey from informal speech to formal writing.

  • Identify research-based approaches to developing literacy in the sciences
  • Learn to use specific active reading strategies (e.g.DARTS) with science texts
  • Build a toolkit for developing vocabulary
  • Translate reading and vocabulary strategies into writing outcomes

This course costs £125 for the first delegate per school, £75 for each additional delegate and there is a £25 discount per booking for National Literacy Trust member schools.