Teaching grammar: practical and engaging approaches

Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage, Robertson House, Six Hills Way
Course Tutors
Michelle Nicholson / Kathy Roe
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Target Audience
Classroom Teachers / Early Career Teachers / Newly Qualified Teachers / NQT +1 / Teaching Assistants
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Course Types
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Academies and Schools (including EYFS)
Event Description
This course will support delegates’ subject knowledge of the grammar elements of the National Curriculum for KS1 and KS2 through clear and concise definitions.

We will be sharing teaching approaches which ensure clarity for pupils, through the use of children’s literature. Delegates will explore how to use effective grammar teaching to support pupils in composing and improving their writing. Participants will leave with a renewed enthusiasm for grammar teaching and plenty of activities that can be used in class. This training is ideal for those new to key stage or new to the profession, or those seeking a deeper understanding of how to deliver grammar elements of the curriculum effectively.
Training objectives
Learning outcomes
By attending this course, participants will:

• gain a clear understanding of the grammar elements of the National Curriculum
• explore a range of practical approaches for grammar teaching
• understand how to use grammar to shape pupils’ writing
• explore strategies for hooking grammar teaching into the text
Additional Information
Start Date
Wednesday 26 February 2020
End Date
Wednesday 26 February 2020
Closing Date
Tuesday 25 February 2020
09:00 - 16:00
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