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UKLA Minibook extract: Talk for Spelling

by Tony Martin

This is an extract from Tony Martin’s UKLA Minibook Talk for Spelling.

CPDCase Studies of young readers

Case study of Amelia, a five-year-old reader who enjoys reading at home

by Felicity Holt-Goldsmith

Case study of Amelia, a five-year-old reader who enjoys reading at home by Felicity Holt-Goldsmith, PGCE student, Canterbury Christ Church University.

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Curriculum review and planning tool

The review and planning tool will help providers to support the development of a school curriculum as well as the English curriculum. The review format means that the materials can be used by tutors, schools, groups of schools or individuals as a means of identifying strengths and areas for attention and development.

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Reading and Writing Fact Cards: Professional Development Activities

UKLA has published key professional development activities to support the popular reading and writing fact cards.  The activities are designed to support professional development in schools and will be invaluable to literacy leaders in running training and staff meetings. You can download cards on a range of topics, including Grammar, Spelling, Puncuation and Working with stories.

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CLPE Reading and Writing Scales

Formative assessment scales for reading and writing.  These new formative assessment scales are written for the teaching profession by the teaching profession to support assessment of reading and writing in the new national curriculum. These tools will support progression and inform classroom practice in the 21st Century. They have been developed by CLPE in partnership with UKLA, NATE, NAAE and the English Media Centre and include the informative ‘Research Towards a Comprehensive Pedagogy for Reading and Writing’ document collated by UKLA members Henrietta Dombey, Fiona Maine and Andrew Lambirth