Nationwide Online Seminars

This full-day seminar provides educators working within the Year 1 & 2 with the knowledge and tools required to explicitly target early literacy in a systematic fashion. This seminar explains the implementation of PLD’s structured synthetic phonics programs (SSP) within Year 1 & 2. The seminar outlines PLD’s targeted teaching and the associated tracking and reporting of skill development. The implementation of this preventative program aims to set up young learners for success in their literacy acquisition.

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Seminar Outline

The presentation is recommended for all educators working within Year 1 & 2 (WA).

The Presentation outlines:

  • How to implement PLD’s structured synthetic phonics (SSP) approach in Year 1 & 2.
  • How three levels of targeted teaching can be delivered to a class.
  • The teaching of decoding, fluency and the importance of decodable reading material.
  • Time-efficient reading and spelling assessments are designed to inform teaching plans so teachers can be more focused on their instruction.
  • Assessments and instruction for students not yet reading and spelling (i.e when operating at a pre-CVC level).
  • The adoption of the PLD’s tracking sheets in order to establish a plan for the upcoming term.
  • The presentation of phonic dictation passages as a facilitator of phonic concepts into extended written work.
  • Techniques to apply for poor (or reluctant) writers.
  • Oral language instruction (to supplement SSP) which facilitates the ability to speak in complex, grammatically correct sentences.
  • Narrative retelling and generation instruction to increase comprehension and written expression ability.
Year 1 & 2 – Nationwide Online Seminar Dates

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TERM 4 – 2023

25 October – Wednesday

TERM 1 – 2024

21 February – Wednesday

TERM 2 – 2024

9 May – Thursday

TERM 3 – 2024

31 July – Wednesday

TERM 4 – 2024

23 October – Wednesday

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