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An information sheet outlining a step by step, whole school approach to developing narrative skills using PLD’s programs.
Research focused on narrative ability has repeatedly reported a correlation between literacy and academic achievement. Narrative training programs have also been shown to produce positive growth in reading comprehension and written expression ability.
As increasing numbers of children are entering the education system with immature language skills, this
progressive program aims to maximise children’s language profile and thereby their overall academic
Narrative Retelling Program Fact Sheet
Here is a 4-day plan that you can use in school or at home to help your children develop their narrative telling skills. Over an 8 – 12 week period the task of story retelling should greatly improve. Children should provide more information about the story, use more complex sentences, more complex vocabulary and retell […]
Here is a 4-day plan that you can use in school or at home to help your children develop their narrative telling skills. Over an
Year 1 & 2 Language, Literacy and Motor Milestones
A booklet that provides an overview of language, literacy and motor milestones for children in Year 1 and 2 (Lower Primary – 6 to 7 year olds). Tips for home and causes for concern are also outlined. The booklet can be photocopied back to back and then folded in half to provide a compact reference.
Children in Year 1 and 2 are characterised by curiosity and a desire to share their ideas with others. Literacy becomes a focus with children
Speech and Language Development Milestones Posters and Sheets – 6 years old
This milestone poster/sheet details the speech and language developmental milestones for 6 year olds.
Designed by speech and language pathologists, the speech and language milestone sheets provide an list of typical milestones that should be attained by specific ages.
PLD’s 2020 Whole School Literacy Plan
The document outlines how to implement PLD’s literacy, motor and oral language resources during the Early Years, Foundation Year, Year 1 & 2 and across Years 3 to 6. Each page provides suggested time frames and implementation recommendations.
The purpose of this document is to provide an implementation outline to assist schools in scheduling the PLD programs within a broad school-based strategy. When
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