Workshop: Being Better Readers
Intended audience: Years 5 – 8
- 1 half day – workshop with students and teacher deep dive.
- 3 half days – a series over time working with the same teachers / literacy leaders OR three different groups within a school.
Technology: projector, screen, sound
Description: This workshop uses engaging material to help students learn and practice strategies that will make them better readers. The workshop is explicit about how to teach and support students to practice reading skills. Teachers are encouraged to involve themselves fully in the workshop as learners and to attend the post teacher deep dive.
Reading skills learned include:
- Reading brain warm ups
- Comprehension capable
- Unstucking ourselves
- Wrapping up and retaining