Foundation to Year 3 Teaching Sequence & High Frequency Words
An evidence-based structured synthetic phonics (SSP) program that integrates the teaching of high frequency words (HFW’s) within the phonic sequence.
Following an extensive literature review recently, PLD upgraded our approach to teaching high-frequency words (HFW) by amalgamating it with our phonic progression. Our unique approach
Year 2 – Phonics & High Frequency Words
Following an extensive literature review, PLD has upgraded our approach to high frequency words (HFW). In a recent blog, a range of tips were provided to remove the confusion that surrounds sight words. Since that point, we have developed our approach further. Our 2020 approach to HFW tackles three commonly encountered issues: Teaching HFW in […]
Following an extensive literature review, PLD has upgraded our approach to high frequency words (HFW). In a recent blog, a range of tips were provided
Year 3, 4, 5 & 6 Assessment Schedule
The following Year 3, 4, 5 & 6 full year assessment schedule and scope and sequence have been extracted from the Year 3, 4, 5 & 6 Screening & Tracking Manual. Within this download, outlines have been provided as a general term-by-term guide from which schools can adapt their scheduling. While some students will progress […]
The following Year 3, 4, 5 & 6 full year assessment schedule and scope and sequence have been extracted from the Year 3, 4, 5
PLD’s Whole School Literacy Plan
The document outlines how to implement PLD’s literacy, Movement and Motor and Oral Language resources during the Early Years, Foundation, 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
School Leaders – How to implement PLD successfully – Online Course
Recommended for – School Leaders – Principals, Deputy Principals and Literacy Coordinators
Course presenter – Diana Rigg BA, B Ed, CPP-Dyslexia, M Ed, M Sp Path
Course length – 50 minutes
Access to course – 90 days
Certificate – Awarded upon completion
Supporting materials – Referenced material available for download
If you’re ready to raise the literacy outcomes of the students across your school, PLD has the training, resources and tools to fully support you. As a school leader, your role is to be the champion of the implementation, making sure that everyone in your teaching community has the professional development for teaching their current year level, is equipped with the right resources and confident with the tracking and screening processes.
At each step PLD provides school leaders with the tools and resources to ensure a cohesive and easily managed rollout. We’ve created a dedicated course especially for Principals, Deputy Principals and Literacy Coordinators that takes you through the elements & benefits of the PLD Structured Synthetic Phonics Program.
The online course will cover professional development requirements, resource management and most importantly screening and tracking. ENROL TODAY HERE.
Other Course Available:
- Pre-Literacy in the Early Years
- Learning to Read, Spell and Write in Foundation
- Synthetic Phonics within the Junior Primary
- Synthetic Phonics and Beyond
- Teaching the Alphabet
- Raising Writing Standards
- Teaching Students Who are Unable to Read, Spell & Write
- School Leaders: How to implement PLD successfully
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PLD’s Alignment to the Australian National Curriculum
How does PLD align to the Australian National Curriculum?
In the attached download we have outlined where PLD applies to each year level, the content code and descriptor and the related PLD programs.
PLD’s Alignment with the Early Years Learning Framework
Books: PLD’s books may only be used by the Authorised Purchaser, and the Authorised Purchaser’s students, and only in conjunction with classes taken by the Authorised Purchaser. PLD’s books may be photocopied up to 10% per year for use only by the Authorised Purchaser. The Authorised Purchaser is defined as the original purchaser of the PLD materials.
eBooks: PLD’s eBooks may only be used by the Authorised Purchaser, and the Authorised Purchaser’s students, and only in conjunction with classes taken by the Authorised Purchaser. The Authorised Purchaser is defined as the original purchaser of the PLD eBook. Under the ‘Statutory Educational License’ the authorised purchaser can:
- View the eBook as a whole or in part
- Copy the eBook to their personal drive or locally on their device
- Display the eBook on your Interactive Whiteboard, projector or smart TV, for the purpose of teaching the students in their own classroom
- Photocopy or print up to 10% of the eBook per year, for use with the students in their classroom(s).
For copyright purposes, every page of the PLD eBooks will be stamped with the name & email address provided by the purchaser at the time of order. PLD ebooks belong solely to the purchaser and may not be shared with colleagues, parents or anyone else. PLD eBooks must not be uploaded to school servers, intranets or online platforms. Schools wishing to license PLD eBooks can contact us HERE.
School Licences: A School Licence is a multi-user subscription to a PLD resource, such as a book or program, in a digital and printable format that is accessible via the ‘My Subscription’ section of the PLD website. A School Licence is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase and can be used by an unlimited number of teachers within a school. When bought under a School Licence:
- Resources are accessible in digital, flipbook format, which teachers can access from anywhere, at any time, on any device via the PLD website.
- The resources can be used by any amount of teachers in that school.
- Multiple teachers can access the resources simultaneously.
- The resource is available to print, subject to the standard 10% per year limitation as per Australian Copyright law.
- Updated versions of resources will be automatically accessible to users with a current licence for free, ensuring all users have access to the latest versions of resources.
- Resources are stored centrally and accessed via a secure login account on the PLD website. Thus, all currently subscription resources are accessible in the one convenient place, making resources extremely easy to find. Moreso, the school license offering eradicates the frustration of lost or misplaced resources and programs which happens often with hardback books.
Additional information can be accessed via the following links:
PLD’s Copyright Policy: https://support.pld-literacy.org/en-au/article/copyright-and-terms-of-use-of-pld-literacy-15tkcer/
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