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Handwriting-
revisited!
Points to note
• P system- related to
individual children
• Gross to fine motor skills
• Choice of books
• Handwriting of ...
Points to note………. continued
• Monitoring
• Handwriting needs to be
taught.
Spelling at St Christopher
 RWI spelling
 Get Spelling
Get Spelling!A spelling programme to run alongside
Freshstart and Language and Literacy
The 8 spelling activities:
1. Information check
2. Dot, dash and count
3. Write the root
4. Word fill
5. Circle the right ...
‘Get Spelling’ homework
• At the end of each unit (not weekly), children look
through their workbooks and choose 5 words t...
Spelling Jotter (small red books)
To be used for spelling activities 6 and 7.
Spelling log books
To be used for spelling a...
Next Steps and
Questions
Reading and Guided
Reading
English inset september 2013
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English inset september 2013

  1. 1. Handwriting- revisited!
  2. 2. Points to note • P system- related to individual children • Gross to fine motor skills • Choice of books • Handwriting of teachers • P
  3. 3. Points to note………. continued • Monitoring • Handwriting needs to be taught.
  4. 4. Spelling at St Christopher  RWI spelling  Get Spelling
  5. 5. Get Spelling!A spelling programme to run alongside Freshstart and Language and Literacy
  6. 6. The 8 spelling activities: 1. Information check 2. Dot, dash and count 3. Write the root 4. Word fill 5. Circle the right one 6. Four-in-a-row game 7. Dictation 8. Spelling log Look at the unit timetable on pg 26 (handbook)! There are copies on your table
  7. 7. ‘Get Spelling’ homework • At the end of each unit (not weekly), children look through their workbooks and choose 5 words they find the most difficult to spell. • They write these in their logbooks. • They also choose 2/3 red words to practise and 3 words from a previous unit. • New this year 1 or 2 of the first 100 words if this is required • Each week, the log book is taken home as homework- some weeks may be re-visiting the same rule!. • Parents initial every time a word is spelt correctly by the child at home. • NO GENERIC SPELLING TEST- PERSONALISED LEARNING TARGETED AT THE NEEDS OF EACH CHILD!
  8. 8. Spelling Jotter (small red books) To be used for spelling activities 6 and 7. Spelling log books To be used for spelling activity 8 and homework! RESOURCES Get Spelling workbooks! All children to complete spelling activities in workbooks. NO PLANNING REQUIRED!!! However…… Please review units you have already taught. Assess the children with words from that unit and if they haven’t got it, add more teaching in!
  9. 9. Next Steps and Questions
  10. 10. Reading and Guided Reading

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