Writing Units – Zoo (Y1 – Y6)

Cost: Free to members of BEST Trust otherwise £175

Writing Units Developmental Programme – autumn term modules:

Leader(s): Deborah Ainscoe, Headteacher & LA Moderator, Mike Ainscoe, Former National Strategies Consultant

Participants will receive a unique unit pack in addition to extensive IT resources that meet the expectations of the new national curriculum in a dynamic and stimulating manner, providing a fabulous collection of ideas and resources to inspire and promote creative writing and reading.

Reference WR03AU18
Date Thursday 29th November 2018
Time 9.30am – 3.30pm
Location TBC

AN UPPER KS2 TEXT-BASED UNIT OF WORK TO INSPIRE AND SUPPORT WRITING AND READING

Target group: Y1 – 6 teachers, new to Y1 – 6 teachers, literacy coordinators, KS2 leaders, assistant headteachers and teaching assistants working in KS1 and KS2.

Course Information:
An exciting and extensive unit of work, including a wealth of differentiated resources, media and ICT, to develop reading and writing for KS2

The unit is based on Anthony Browne’s ‘ZOO’ accompanied by an additional ‘part-unit’ that focuses on reading and writing opportunities around the topic of zoos that provides background and context to the narrative.

Prepared and presented by Deborah Ainscoe (Headteacher Old Hall Primary, former Primary Literacy Consultant and LA writing moderator), Mike Ainscoe (Former Primary Strategy Consultant). There will be examples of how the unit has been tried and tested within a school context and the development of reading and writing skills.