Readers and Writers
Motivates children towards successful reading & writing from Kindergarten to P6 Takes young children confidently through the initial stages of literacy in the classroom & home. Objectives K1 & K2: Word attack skills for reading & writing: Sight and high frequency words, language structure & awareness, phonics, vocabulary building, picture cueing, hand-writing and beginning spelling. P1 & P2: Comprehension of fiction & non-fiction, sentence structure, punctuation, creative writing & composition. P3 & P4: Elements of a story, reading & writing for stories, composition & reports. P5 & P6: Story mapping; exploring different genres of writing, proof-reading, peer & self-editing and publishing. Children work in groups of 12 to one teacher. K1 & K2 classes supported by an additional Assistant Teacher Weekly classes (except on public holidays), 1.5 hours/session. Grouped according to age & school level.