Developing reading for understanding, analysis and evaluation skills within BGE English

English BGE Teacher Training

Michael O’Donnell

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Why attend?

Looking for new, dynamic and enjoyable ways to develop your BGE pupils’ Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation skills?

This workshop will explore and eliminate the challenges faced by pupils and teachers when honing these essential skills.
  • Find out how close reading (RUAE) skills can be embedded within the BGE in a meaningful and relevant way
  • Learn exciting ways to teach your pupils the key skills required for National qualifications through easily accessible texts and simple question structures
  • Gain suitable resources to aid your teaching and support pupils’ UAE development
Attend this course and receive one free textbook from our new range of BGE English resources – choose from the Second and Third Levels book or the Third and Fourth Levels book.
 
Booking reference: ENG240220

Programme

10.00am Registration and coffee
10.15am The context
  • A look at Reading for UAE results in NQs and areas for improvement
  • Discussion of existing resources/approaches to teaching these skills in BGE
  • Challenge faced by pupils at N5/Higher and how to address these in BGE
11.15am Morning coffee
11.30am S1/S2
  • Suggested approaches to teaching close reading skills and an outline of what skills should be covered in S1/S2
  • Sharing of resources and feedback/ discussion on how these can be used
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm S3 – Preparing for Nationals
  • Suggested approaches and an outline of what skills should be covered in S3 with a focus on preparing pupils for Nationals
  • Sharing of resources for potential N4 and N5 pupils and discussion of how these can be used
2.30pm Afternoon tea
2.45pm Making it fun
  • Examples of active and collaborative activities to reduce the ‘bore’ factor of teaching these skills
  • Advice on how to use these activities within your own lessons
3.45pm Review and reflect
4.00pm Course ends

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Venue

ENG240220
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Glasgow
Lanarkshire
Scotland