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Request a Spelling Masterclass for your school

About

The Spelling Masterclass is a comprehensive full-day workshop that equips participants with the skills and confidence required to effectively teach spelling.

The Masterclass has been specifically designed to give primary school teachers:

  • an in-depth knowledge of the English Sound System and the Spelling System, including phonemic awareness, synthetic phonics, morphology and etymology
  • proficiency in translating this knowledge into effective teaching practice
  • confidence in their ability to deliver a systematic, explicit and cumulative spelling program
  • awareness of how to assess students’ spelling progress.
Workshop schedule

The workshop is designed to fit into a regular school day 8:30 am to 3 pm (with morning tea and lunch breaks included).

Session Content Overview
Session 1

Sound System

  • Phonemes
  • Phonemic awareness
Session 2

Spelling System

  • 
Graphemes
  • Segmenting
  • 
History of English spelling
  • Regularity in English spelling
  • 
Helpful Hints for grapheme choice

  • Morphemes (roots, prefixes, suffixes)
  • Helpful Hints for suffix addition
Session 3

Sound Waves Spelling

  • Assessment and Remediation
  • A Week of Sound Waves Spelling
How to book a Spelling Masterclass for your school

Download our School Booking Request Form. Alternatively contact us if you have any questions: 07 5445 5749 or info@fireflyeducation.com.au.

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