Creatively Embedding Spelling

Embedding Spelling Teaching in Text

A one-day course where practical strategies for teaching reading comprehension will be explored


Dates: Friday 15th September 2017

Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Location:  The Literacy Tree

Price: £175 + VAT per delegate

This one-day course will –

  • Strengthen knowledge of language acquisition and how this can be used to support spelling (reference will be made to the requirements of the national curriculum)
  • Give teachers two teaching sequences where quality texts are used with vocabulary and spelling activities embedded. Plans will be provided
  • Guide teachers through a variety of activities that they can apply to their own planning
  • Share a planning document that supports teachers with coverage of spelling patters and provides exemplified words
  • Ensure teachers are aware of the progression within the national curriculum at how to build a whole-school approach to spelling


Participants will receive –

  • two high quality children’s books
  • two  teaching sequences that support the teaching of spelling through text in a Literacy Tree tote bag
  • all training resources electronically

lunch and refreshments


“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

No dates are currently available for this event.

Suitable for: Y2-Y6 and English Subject Leaders


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