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.