Supporting Grammar at KS2 and KS3 - A course for Teaching Assistants
This course aims to support Teaching Assistants in their work with pupils who have difficulty in understanding and applying the grammar requirements of the KS2 curriculum.
Suitable for TAs and HLTAs who support literacy at KS2 or KS3.
The session will focus on aspects of grammar that KS2 and KS3 pupils often find difficult, offering subject knowledge as well as practical strategies and approaches for TAs supporting pupils to remedy gaps in learning and apply learned skills to writing.
The course will:
- consolidate and develop subject knowledge and terminology for the Key Stage 2 grammar curriculum
- consider the possible difficulties that pupils encounter
- explore practical, creative strategies and approaches for developing pupils’ understanding of grammar concepts and their application to writing