Dinosaur trail presentation


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Year 2 Dinosaur presentation, from meeting on Monday 26th of September 2011.

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Dinosaur trail presentation

  1. 1. Dinosaur Trail Dobcroft Infant School Year 2
  2. 2. Key Objectives <ul><li>To read the first 100 key words fluently </li></ul><ul><li>To write the words fluently </li></ul><ul><li>To use correct letter formation </li></ul><ul><li>To support parents in helping their children to learn </li></ul>
  3. 3. Challenging words <ul><li>Children have been assessed </li></ul><ul><li>Small group have 2 nd set of ‘100 key words’ </li></ul>
  4. 4. Key principles <ul><li>Children cannot over learn these words </li></ul><ul><li>Dinosaur Trail is a scheme to do at home </li></ul><ul><li>Will be reinforced in school - resources </li></ul><ul><li>Short and sharp </li></ul>
  5. 5. Your Pack <ul><li>Instructions for reading </li></ul><ul><li>Instructions for spelling </li></ul><ul><li>’ 20 words’ reading sheet (how fast can you read these words?) </li></ul><ul><li>’ 20 words’ spelling sheet </li></ul><ul><li>’ 20 words’ spelling check sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Record of achievement </li></ul><ul><li>Dinosaur Trail Time Sheet </li></ul><ul><li>First 20 words </li></ul>
  6. 6. Instructions for Reading Target 1 – to identify words independently <ul><li>Find somewhere quiet and comfortable. </li></ul><ul><li>Children read words to you. Give support. </li></ul><ul><li>Repeat every day, until your child can identify all words independently. </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of praise! </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Using a timer ask your child to read the words as fast as they can. </li></ul><ul><li>The target time is 20 seconds. </li></ul><ul><li>Use ‘Dinosaur Trail Time Sheet’ to record time achieved. </li></ul><ul><li>Repeat daily. </li></ul><ul><li>Once 20 seconds has been achieved record in the ‘Record of Achievement’. </li></ul><ul><li>Next set of words can be started. </li></ul>Instructions for Reading Target 2 – to read the words fluently
  8. 8. Instructions for spelling Target: To write the words fluently <ul><li>Show the cards and ask what the words says. Help them to find clues. Eg t-hat, they – he </li></ul><ul><li>Place word card on ‘spelling check sheet’. Ask child to say the word and then say each letter name in turn. </li></ul><ul><li>Shut their eyes and repeat letter names again. Repeat 3 times. </li></ul><ul><li>Turn card over and child to write word from memory. Check. Repeat 3 times. </li></ul><ul><li>Repeat daily until your child can write words fluently. </li></ul><ul><li>When achieved fill in ‘Record of Achievement’ and start next set of words. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Completing the Trail! <ul><li>If spelling is slower – focus just on spelling for a while. </li></ul><ul><li>See how many of the words you can find in your reading book. </li></ul><ul><li>When a set of words has been completed children bring the ‘record of achievement’ to class teacher and are given next words. </li></ul><ul><li>When the ‘record of achievement’ shows that all 100 words have been learnt, a certificate is given. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Lastly … <ul><li>Following assessments this term, class teachers will inform you which words children are finding ‘tricky’. </li></ul><ul><li>20 words is a lot to learn to spell – it is easier to try 5 at a time. </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of praise and reward </li></ul><ul><li>Keep sessions short, lively and fun! </li></ul>