Marija Avramoska (P-2 Teacher) • Daniel Montalto (Performing Arts Teacher)
Teaching practice -Developmental Play Stations E.g. Dress ups, shops, collaborative construction, water play.- Play-Based Learning Program- Communicating in full sentences E.g. Teacher: What day is it today? Student: Today is Monday and it is sunny.- Interactive writing every morning- Colourful semantics - Introduce colourful semantics in order – What, Where, How - Made posters for each colourful semantics card - Attached colourful semantics cards to Lucy Culkin’s Writing booklets as a prompt.- Teaching reading strategies
House Soldier Vet Lollies Boy Old lady Emu Dog Banana
Eating Sitting Licking Kicking Blowing Hopping Running Washing Smiling
Reflections about your students: Needs of our students: - High EAL Area - Low Socio-Economic Area (Poorer oral language) - Oral Language Assessment Tool (CPOL)Reflections/Observations: - Confidence increased when communicating and answering questions. - Writing became more detailed and of higher quality.Challenges: - Prep/1/2 Literacy Groups in Semester 2
Planning for 2015: • Colourful Semantics Cards implemented across all Prep/1/2 classes. • Run professional learning and extend to other year levels. • Assess students using Oral Language Assessment Tool.