Teaching Comprehension

£125.00

Teaching Comprehension explores the different skills readers need in order to comprehend the text they are decoding. Drawing on the National Curriculum and a range of research it identifies these skills and suggests ways in which they can be developed within a classroom. Staff will benefit most from this session if they bring along a text they are intending to use with their pupils as, throughout the training, there are a number of tasks which will be most relevant if carried out using such a text. Schools will find this high quality comprehension training valuable for their staff.

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Guide pupils through their comprehension development

Reading comprehension requires a combination of a range of different skills. Teaching Comprehension explores the range of interconnected skills which readers need in order to fully comprehend the texts they are reading.

Develop skills within the classroom

Drawing on the National Curriculum and a range of research, Teaching Comprehension defines these skills and suggests ways in which they can be developed within the classroom.

This includes the skills of:

  • predicting
  • using prior knowledge
  • summarising
  • inferring
  • retrieving information
  • evaluating

Benefits

Staff will benefit most from this session if they bring along a text they are intending to use with their pupils as, throughout the training, there are a number of tasks which will be most relevant if carried out using such a text. In addition, they will benefit from:

  • a greater understanding of reading comprehension and the range of skills involved
  • the opportunity to apply what they have been learning by relating it to texts they will be teaching from
  • practical ideas for teaching