Extending Vocabulary through Reading : Year 3 and 4

‘The limits of my language are the limits of my mind. All I know is what I have words for.’ L. Wittgenstein

You could send your LKS2 phase team to this twilight as part of your school’s CPD

The training will address the following:

  • Considerations about why we teach vocabulary
  • The importance of teaching word meaning in context, based on the research findings
  • Strategies to teach how to work out and clarify the meanings of unknown words and words with more than one meaning
  • Strategies to teach and extend pupils’ vocabulary          

The benefits of attending this training are:

  • Confidence to enhance pupils’ vocabulary
  • Deepening pupils’ ability to put their thoughts into the most appropriate words
  • Improving speaking and listening, reading and writing skills

This course is suitable for:

  • Teachers and support staff working in Lower Key Stage 2
  • English leads and/or phase leaders
  • Newly and recently qualified teachers

You will be provided with:

  • A link to download the training materials from the session

Cost of course:

£60.00 (THEP Schools) per delegate
£110.00 (Non-THEP Schools) per delegate


To reserve a place please book online using the ‘Services for Schools’ website https://secure2.sla-online.co.uk

Course organised by Julia Weston

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