|3 August||Unit 1: Basic reading techniques||Reading as a form of communication.|
Improve your reading speed through: scanning, skimming, detailed reading
How to use reading time – developing good reading habits in yourself and learners
Application: push your reading speed
|17 August||Unit 2: Reading for pleasure||Improve your reading speed|
Encourage reading: myself, learners
Reading at appropriate levels
Content interest vs difficulty
Classroom communication: Learners read for pleasure and parent’s involvement
|24 August||Unit 3: Additional reading techniques.||Improve your reading speed|
Improve your comprehension
Identifying topic sentence in paragraphs
Using sight words
Classroom communication: How to read aloud to learners (set the scene, expression, speed, volume, pitch and different voices).
|31 August||Unit 4: Reading the visual||Improve your reading speed|
Visual literacy: maps, pictures, tables, graphs etc
Classroom communication: Visual literacy needed in your subject.
|7 Sept||Unit 5: Reading for your profession||Improve your reading speed|
Read to improve your subject knowledge
School content: reading teachers’ guides, textbooks, CAPS documents, guidelines and circulars
Identify and research reading resources for your content
Classroom communication: Overwriting content so that learners can read it.
|14 Sept||Unit 6: Reading for further study and research||Crediting sources|
Compiling a bibliography
Classroom communication: How to get your learners to research for projects and assignments.
Time: 9:00-13:00 every session (including a break)
Venue: Cape Teaching and Learning Institute, Nooiensfontein Road, Kuilsriver
Presenters: The Fundamentals Training Centre
Course Fee (covers all 6 sessions):
NAPTOSA members: R120 (only R20 per session;sponsored by Metropolitan)
Friday night B+B accommodation: Available free of charge in the hostel at CTLI for out-of-town participants. Should you require accommodation, please specify on the reply slip.
Closing date for bookings: Friday, 26 July
Only 15 places available, so book EARLY!!!