Developing literacy in history

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How long is the training?

Two 90 minute, online CPD sessions

Option 1:

Session one: Thursday 23 September 2021 15.30 – 17.00

Sessions two: Thursday 7 October 2021 15.30 – 17.00

Option 2:

Session one: Thursday 10 March 2022 15.30 – 17.00

Session two: Thursday 24 March 2022 15.30 – 17.00

What will I learn?

Across the two sessions we will:

  • use evidence from research to investigate effective literacy strategies for teaching and learning in history
  • explore active reading strategies to engage with a variety of texts
  • develop strategies to support vocabulary acquisition
  • understand how to move students informal talk into formal, academic written language
  • reflect on the importance of modelling the reading to writing sequence to improve writing

Who is the course suitable for?

Secondary history teachers, middle leaders, whole-school literacy leaders or literacy coordinators

What are the costs?

£110 for a single ticket

£1,200 for a group session

Course queries

For more information, or to make a group booking e.g. for an INSET session, contact Nisha Tank: nisha.tank@literacytrust.org.uk

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