Teaching Reading Comprehension - New Curriculum

Teaching Reading Comprehension - New Curriculum

Fully matched to the new primary National Curriculum, this document gives further guidance on the teaching of Reading Comprehension. Many classrooms are quickly moving away from a traditional 'carousel' guided reading system, with many teachers finding that this is not fit for purpose, particularly in upper Key Stage 2. This document will aid you in your implementation of a comprehension culture, with example lesson ideas showing how comprehension may be integrated into a broad and balanced curriculum. 1. Background 2. Reading skill activities 3. Teaching through the class text: Example 1
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Reading Assessment - New Curriculum

Reading Assessment - New Curriculum

This document, fully matched to the new Primary National Curriculum, outlines assessment bands for Reading, for children from the Foundation Stage to Year 6. These are directly matched to the end of Key Stage Assessment Bands, as well as calling on the research of leading experts in the teaching of Reading Comprehension. It identifies the different skills which should be targeted within each year group. This document is used as a school assessment system using a Band 1-3 judgement; you may wish to use a similar format or design your own.
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Handwriting Policy - New Curriculum

Handwriting Policy - New Curriculum

This document, matched to the new Primary National Curriculum, outlines the key pedagogical principles which should underpin the teaching of handwriting within a primary school. This document could be used straight away as a handwriting policy in your school, or may be useful in the writing of your own. Sections of the document include: 1. Background and key terminology 2. Left-handed children 3. Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEN/D) 4. Letter formation 5. Progression: Pattern making 6. Progression: teaching letter families 7. Progression: teaching individual letters 8. Progression: teaching digraphs 9. Assessment
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Target Tracker - suitable for all subjects

Target Tracker - suitable for all subjects

This Excel-based document allows you to easily set targets, with examples, for all of the children in you class, for any subject. The 'Overview' page allows you to see every previous target you have set the child as the year goes on, allowing you to carefully monitor progress and ensure children are developing. Write the children's names once, and they will appear in each of separate printable targets, which can be accessed via tabs at the bottom of the screen. When you are ready to print, just go to the printable targets and hit the print button - everything is already set to go! Simply cut along the lines for a fold out target which looks great in children's exercise books and allows them to refer back to their targets as they learn.
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Teaching Writing - New Curriculum

Teaching Writing - New Curriculum

This document, fully matched to the new Primary National Curriculum, outlines the key pedagogical principles underlying the effective teaching of writing across the primary school. It is based both on practical experience and years of research into the effective teaching of writing, and gives examples of how to plan a sequence of teaching in order to drastically raise standards of writing within your school. It would form a suitable part of your English Policy, or may assist you in the writing of your own. The document is broken into: 1. Background & Key terms 2. Transcription 3. Composition 4. Writing Unit Organisation 5. Medium term planning – writing across the curriculum 6. Teaching through the class text 7. Sequence of lessons – example 1
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Key Stage 2 Interim Assessment Tracker

Key Stage 2 Interim Assessment Tracker

An easy to use document fully matched to the 2015-16 Interim Framework for assessment at the end of Key Stage 2. The tracker can be used to moderate writing within your class or school to ensure that children are achieving Towards, At or Greater Depth within the Expected Standard. This helpful tool easily gap analyses areas to focus on, and works on an evidence-based system which can be used to justify your judgements when moderated externally or internally. The tracker identifies specifically which pieces of writing children have demonstrated specific skills and an overall average judgement of their use of the specified skills across a series of writing. The tracker is also set to print so that each child's assessment data can be printed and shared separately, either with the children or when needed for moderation.
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Target Tracker - suitable for all subjects SAMPLE

Target Tracker - suitable for all subjects SAMPLE

THIS IS A FREE PDF SAMPLE VERSION OF THE FULL EXCEL-BASED TRACKER. PLEASE SEE OUR OTHER RESOURCES OR THE RESOURCE SHOP PAGE FOR THE FULL TRACKER This Excel-based document allows you to easily set targets, with examples, for all of the children in you class, for any subject. The 'Overview' page allows you to see every previous target you have set the child as the year goes on, allowing you to carefully monitor progress and ensure children are developing. Write the children's names once, and they will appear in each of separate printable targets, which can be accessed via tabs at the bottom of the screen. When you are ready to print, just go to the printable targets and hit the print button - everything is already set to go! Simply cut along the lines for a fold out target which looks great in children's exercise books and allows them to refer back to their targets as they learn.
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Key Stage 2 Interim Assessment Tracker SAMPLE

Key Stage 2 Interim Assessment Tracker SAMPLE

THIS PDF IS A SAMPLE OF THE FULL ASSESSMENT TRACKER. PLEASE SEE MY OTHER RESOURCES OR THE RESOURCE SHOP FOR THE FULL PACKAGE An easy to use document fully matched to the 2015-16 Interim Framework for assessment at the end of Key Stage 2. The tracker can be used to moderate writing within your class or school to ensure that children are achieving Towards, At or Greater Depth within the Expected Standard. This helpful tool easily gap analyses areas to focus on, and works on an evidence-based system which can be used to justify your judgements when moderated externally or internally. The tracker identifies specifically which pieces of writing children have demonstrated specific skills and an overall average judgement of their use of the specified skills across a series of writing. The tracker is also set to print so that each child's assessment data can be printed and shared separately, either with the children or when needed for moderation.
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