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I teach reading in guided groups or individually, depending on the child. Each child reads with an adult at least 3 times a week and we have started doing daily whole shared reading well sort of that's the aim, but 3 times a week is probably more realistic and I read to the class daily, sometimes novels, sometimes picture books and sometimes poems.
Phonics I teach as the standard whole class session, but with all adult led groups for the practise and apply parts. Any child currently below the expected level for my school also gets a second phonics session with me each day to fill in the gaps.
I do a handwriting hour with a carousel of gross and fine motor activities as well we actual letter formation in handwriting books with me. Then in literacy lessons I do a short whole class input, mainly discussing the LO and creating SC with the children.
Then my TA and I teach small max 4 children guided groups for writing. We teach and model the writing and then children write themselves as guided writing.
Or we do shared writing as a group, depending on the task. This allows us to engage all the children in the actual writing and target their next steps. Each group has about 15 mins with an adult in this way each lesson and so a huge amount of 'teaching'. When not with an adult children have access to various activities, some literacy and some numeracy.
The general level of the class has gone from being totally unable to even form words or see how they ought to be formed in September to being able to write something resembling a readable sentence still a slight lack of capitals and full stops from most, but getting there.
Soooo can't be all that bad. We teach our topic content through literacy which frees up geog and hist time each week to do the extra literacy work and try to get some adult led writing into other lessons as well where possible.
But this is in my school where we have free flow learning in year 1 and where literacy is a massive issue, hence all the time spent on it in FS and yr1.
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Writing Guidance for Key Stage 1 Written language differs from oral language in that the purpose for writing is generally to communicate over time and/ or distance and the genre and forms vary according to that purpose and the intended audience.
As a result we make different grammatical choices according to whether we are talking or writing.
Key Stage 1 Key Stage 2 Secondary SEND ESL/TEFL Resources EAL IEYC & IPC Senior Leadership Team (SLT) Silly Sentence Building Activity contains: Year 3 children needing extra support for sentence writing.
goldfinch, Feb 2nd Small group activities. HallyBelle, 5/5(27). First Grade Writing Sentences Worksheets and Printables. Learning how to write sentences is an important, exciting step for first graders.
Help them along with these worksheets that will teach them the components that go into creating complete sentences with the support of sentence frames and fun images.
A fabulous activity pack to promote early sentence writing, which contains a supporting PowerPoint presentation and two packs of simple sentence writing picture prompt cards. Ideal for EYFS and KS1 children who are taking their first steps in sentence writing.5/5(2).