Term 3 Becoming a Word Detective and Writing Wizard – Students in Year 5/6

Reading and writing is a juggling act – to perform well, students need strong vocabulary knowledge, good spelling skills, firm understanding of grammar and the ability to organise their ideas logically. As a result, some students struggle to become successful readers and writers – even when they have wonderful ideas! DSF is offering a series of small group sessions during Term 3, 2019, designed specifically to improve a number of skills that are crucial for reading and writing; namely, knowledge of vocabulary, grammar, and reading comprehension strategies. These nine sessions are based on high quality instructional approaches, including Word Aware, Talk for Writing and Sounds~Write. This course is designed for students in upper primary (Years 5 and 6) who are looking to continue developing their vocabulary, grammar and reading comprehension.

Presenter: Susie Hillard
Susie is a Primary and Secondary trained teacher, specialising in English and Social Sciences with experience in both the UK and Australia.

When:             Tuesdays in Term 3, 2019 (9 sessions)
Time:               4:00pm to 5:00pm
                          First session Tuesday, 30th July 2019
                          Final session Tuesday, 24th September 2019
Cost:               $450
Where:            Dyslexia SPELD Foundation – 10 Broome Street, South Perth

Groups for Term 3 are currently full. To register your interest for future sessions, please email support@dsf.net.au

 

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 30/07/2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location
The Dyslexia-SPELD Foundation of WA (inc.)

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