Teach Through a Text in Year 2

Embedding a Literary Curriculum in Y2

A two-day course where practical strategies for teaching reading, grammar and composition through text will be explored.


Dates: Friday 6th October 2017 & Friday 19th January 2018

Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Location:  The Literacy Tree

Price: £360 + VAT per delegate

Texts: The Journey Home; The Owl and the Pussy-cat; The Minpins; House Held Up By Trees


This course will –

  • strengthen teacher subject knowledge of grammar and related grammatical terminology appropriate to year group
  • cover, in detail, the contents of the  Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling test at the end of year 2
  • ensure teachers understand the progression of grammar and spelling within National Curriculum 2014
  • model how grammar and spelling can be applied within purposeful writing
  • demonstrate a variety of engaging activities that can be applied to planning

Participants will receive –

  • four high quality children’s books
  • four new teaching sequences that support the teaching of grammar and spelling through text in a Literacy Tree tote bag
  • all training resources electronically
  • lunch and refreshments


“As always, amazingly useful and engaging… The planning has excellent ideas and the sequence is clear.  It is easily adaptable for different cohorts.” Rosy Almond, Tower Bridge Primary School.

“It was excellent to have books, planning and experience of activities directly linked to the new curriculum.” Sarah Jones, St Mary Magdalene RC Primary School.

“All the content taught was extremely useful.  The knowledge of facilitators was excellent… Lots of resources and ideas of how to contextualise grammar.” Marie Feeney, Ellen Wilkinson

“Amazing.  Every time I attend training at The Literacy Tree I leave so much more knowledgeable and fall in love with a new book!” Whitney Raphael, Alfred Salter Primary School.


All our courses support the Reading for Pleasure agenda and strengthen teacher’s knowledge of how to use text in the classroom

We regret that we are not able to refund bookings cancelled within 5 working days of the training date.

Dates Available

06th October 2017 @ 09:30
& 19th January 2018 at The Literacy Tree, SE21 8EN*
£432.00 (inc VAT) per person
ex VAT £360.00

*full venue address shown on next step.
You will have the opportunity to review your order before checking out.

Suitable for: Year 2


TwitterWe love using the brilliant 'A Beauiful Lie' by the always awesome @Irfan_Master in Year 6 https://t.co/ukBYDauLwO #teachthroughatext ❤️📚