Presentation on theme: "Skills for Life Improvement Programme Author: Judith Kirsh Date: January 2007."— Presentation transcript:
Skills for Life Improvement Programme Author: Judith Kirsh Date: January 2007
Skills for Life Improvement Programme 2 Basic Literacy in ESOL module Session 4: Theory and practice of teaching basic writing The Skills for Life Improvement Programme is delivered on behalf of the Quality Improvement Agency by CfBT Education Trust and partners
Skills for Life Improvement Programme 3 Aims For participants to: understand and make links between the theory and practice of teaching and learning writing at a basic level to adult ESOL learners.
Skills for Life Improvement Programme 4 Learning objectives By the end of the session participants will have: analysed the writing process examined and practised a range of strategies to help learners with handwriting explored the process of teaching phonics practised classroom strategies for the teaching of composition at a basic level.
Skills for Life Improvement Programme 5 Video questions What approach is the teacher taking? Watch the process and jot down notes. What activities and materials are being used?
Skills for Life Improvement Programme 6 Checklist of phonic elements Initial single consonants: Naima, road Initial single vowels: aspirin, egg, orange Final single consonants: red, cat Middle single vowels in one-syllable words: map, bed, hot, cup
Skills for Life Improvement Programme 7 Checklist of phonic elements continued Initial and final consonant digraphs: chicken, fish Initial consonant clusters: bl, br cl, cr, dr, sw, fl; for instance, blue, skin Final consonant clusters: nd, nk, nt, sk, mp, st; for instance: went, bank
Skills for Life Improvement Programme 8 Synthetic and analytic phonics Analytic phonics starts with the sounds of letters in words that learners can already read. Synthetic phonics starts with sounds, before the learners begin to read whole words.
Skills for Life Improvement Programme 9 Where do I start? Text Level Language experience Simple texts Writing name and address Sentence/Word Level Handwriting Phonics Spelling Punctuation Sentence structure
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