Improving Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling at Key Stage 2

Provider: Rising Stars
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Description With the introduction of the new National Test from May 2013 and an increased emphasis on grammar in the new National Curriculum and GCSE proposals, teachers need to be confident in their own knowledge and understanding as well as in their ability to develop these skills in their pupils. This course offers a refresher on the basics of grammar and punctuation and provides a systematic approach that can be integrated throughout your literacy teaching at Key Stage 2. It also covers new ways of teaching and assessing spelling. Essential CPD has been designed to fit around your busy life. It is training you can take anytime, anywhere - Essential CPD is available 24/7.
Duration 4 x 1 hour modules

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Categories Primary, Teaching and Learning, KS2, English / Literacy, Teaching staff, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, Assessment, Subject Knowledge, Online, Discussion forums, Video
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Reflect upon the effectiveness of your teaching
  • Understand the key rules and concepts of grammar and punctuation
  • Consider how spelling, punctuation, vocabulary and grammar can be presented to suit different learning styles
  • Choose appropriate teaching approaches for different activities and pupils
  • Successfully integrate the teaching of grammar, spelling and punctuation into your classroom practice
  • Decide on steps to be taken to raise the attainment of your pupils.
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Module 1 Grammar (1 hour)

  • Module 2 Punctuation (1 hour)
  • Module 3 Spelling (1 hour)
  • Module 4 Putting it all together (1 hour)


Throughout the course you will find:

  • Self assessment activities which enable you to check your current learning and understanding
  • Grammar checklists that you can download and keep for future reference. Each document can be edited and adapted so you can use them with your pupils
  • Analysis of real pupils’ work looking at common mistakes and misconceptions and how to address them

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.