Saturday 21 March – Teaching for deeper level comprehension

Presented by David Hornsby for Foundation to Year 2 Teachers

  • Revisiting the reading process (how do children learn to read?)
  • Comprehending as a thinking / feeling process; comprehension as a product
  • The comprehending strategies and practical teaching procedures to develop those strategies
  • Reader Response
  • The central place of literature that touches the heart and the mind
  • Developing reading power
  • The essential need for daily independent reading; guidelines for independent reading at school and at home

Presented by Deb Sukarna for Year 3 to Year 6 Teachers

  • What the Australian and Victorian Curriculum are telling us
  • The importance of classroom practice reflecting current literacy research
  • What is comprehension?
  • Developing strategic readers using practical teaching procedures
  • Planning for small group teaching – explicit instruction
  • Revisitng the reading process (how do children learn to read?)
  • Strengthening comprehension – frameworks for thinking
  • Improving quality of written and verbal text responses
  • Helping students be metacognitive
  • Building teacher confidence in reporting to parents


Teaching for deeper level comprehension - 21 March
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Workshop Details


Heidelberg Golf Club

Main Road

Lower Plenty Vic 3093



Week Day Workshops: 9:15 am to 3:15 pm

Saturday Workshops: 10:00 am to 3:15 pm



$270 per person, or $250 per person (including GST) for two or more participants from the one school

(Cost includes morning tea, lunch and hand-outs)


Terms and Conditions

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