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English

 

What does English look like at Holly Meadows?

Ÿ A shared reading session followed by a written comprehension exercise
Ÿ An opportunity for children to plan and draft a short piece of independent writing,

relating to the current unit (E.g. A story starter, verse of poetry, diary extract ... )

Ÿ A guided reading session (including an independent task, possibly grammar/ vocabulary or dictionary based work)

Ÿ A handwriting session
Ÿ Daily provision for SEN/Interventions
Ÿ Teaching sequences recorded on Working Walls
Ÿ Learning Objectives/ success criteria in books – self assessment opportunities
Ÿ Time allocated for children to respond to comments (E.g. next steps)
Ÿ Daily phonics focus (KS1)
Ÿ Weekly SPAG session/ focus – following the Jolly Phonics Grammar Book (KS2)

Ÿ Improving Word Power with Victor Vocabulary (‘special’ or ‘exciting’ vocabulary investigations)

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