Literacy in Ks3 and GCSE science - from keywords to extended writing RH298 / B113

Start date
19 Oct 21
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD
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You will learn about the literacy-related reasons why some learners struggle with science, and how best-practice literacy teaching can be used to overcome these problems. You will explore and develop practical approaches that are known to work well in science - from using keywords, to reading and understanding exam questions, and developing structured extended answers.

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  • Explore literacy barriers to learning science – keywords, accessing texts, structuring writing
  • Build literacy for science from word level, to sentence and paragraph levels
  • Develop learners’ skills in reading, comprehension and writing extended answers for science



Part 119 October 202116:00-17:00Virtual
Part 208 November 202116:00-17:00Virtual

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£60.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£60.00 +VAT
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