Strategies for Supporting Reading at Stage 2

 

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Strategies for Supporting Reading at Stage 1

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Strategies for Supporting Listening & Talking Stage 4

 

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Strategies for Supporting Listening & Talking Stage 3

 

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Strategies for Supporting Listening & Talking Stage 2

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Strategies for Supporting Listening and Talking at Stage 1

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Strategies for supporting EAL pupils

These strategies support pupils at different stages of their acquisition of English. The EAL Primary Profile or the EAL Secondary Profile shows the level which the pupil is working on. If the strategies are highlighted there are resource materials available by clicking on the highlighted text.

Teachers and pupils are encouraged to work across the 3 modes of language – integrating listening & talking, reading and writing into all activities, topics or themes. There are many common strategies that are used with every one of these modes (click on highlight).

Listening & Talking:

  1. Stage One: New to English
  2.  Stage Two: Early Acquisition
  3.  Stage Three: Developing Competence
  4. Stage Four: Competent

Reading:

  1. Stage One: New to English
  2.  Stage Two: Early Acquisition
  3.  Stage Three: Developing Competence
  4. Stage Four: Competent

Writing:

  1. Stage One: New to English
  2.  Stage Two: Early Acquisition
  3.  Stage Three: Developing Competence
  4. Stage Four: Competent

Developing Good EAL Practice in the Early Years

Cumbria early years EAL is a good guide to enable you to self evaluate your progress in establishing a great setting for EAL learners in the Early Years. With ticklists to help you reflect on your practice and suggestions of things to do, a look at enrolment and a brief loo into the theory behind supporting strategies for EAL pupils.  Lots to absorb… could be part of a development plan or and in-service  CPD session.

 

EAL Assessment in Primary Schools

Initial assessments can be made by a member of the EAL team. Please contact EAL Team to be directed to the appropriate member of staff.

Assessments are undertaken using the Primary EAL Profile .

Guidance on Updating EAL Profiles helps you to fill in the profiles

The targets identified in the profiles are linked with strategies from the Primary EAL strategies booklet.

Children may go through a silent period during their initial time in school. The Silent Period Language Development checklist may be useful to track this period.

 

The EAL Team may also be able to offer CAT sessions to support staff to update profiles.