Writing using multimodal approaches KS1

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About. Learning outcomes
Course schedule
Introducing ourselves
Using the course resources in your project
The project
Reflect, evaluate and share with others
Shared learning
1 Multimodality: an introduction
2 An audit of children's experience of multimodal texts
3 An audit of current multimodal provision
4 Multimodality subject knowledge
5 The multimodal planning and teaching sequence
6 An example of multimodal planning for Key Stage 1

Pedagogical content. This course has been produced in conjunction with the UK Literacy Association UKLA. It is designed to support teachers in carrying out a project in KS2 in an aspect of writing using multimodal approaches. It is supported by a range of resources and activities to provide ideas and stimuli for the project. Teachers will plan, carry out and reflect on the project with the guidance of a facilitator and in discussion with others. (edit)

Resource details
Title Writing using multimodal approaches KS1
Topic [[Topics/Writing|Writing]]
Teaching approach

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Learning Objectives

Professional and reflective practitioner skills
On completion of this course, students should be able to:
* scaffold children's learning through multimodal planning,
* evaluate the impact of the project on the attainment of children,
* reflect on and discuss the impact of the use of ICT to support children's multimodal learning,
* share their learning with colleagues.
Practical skills
On completion of this course, students should be able to:
* select visual texts to engage children and improve their writing,
* use ICT to engage and improve the quality of children's writing,
* use a wider range of teaching approaches to engage children in their literacy learning.
Knowledge and understanding
On completion of this course, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of:
* what multimodality is and the importance of incorporating the children's highly multimodal environment within your classroom,
* secure subject knowledge when selecting and using multimodal texts,
* the meta-language of multimodal texts,
* children's progress in production of multimodal texts.
Cognitive skills
On completion of this course, students should be able to:
* critically review the use of ICT to support multimodal teaching and learning in literacy,
* share these reviews with others and be willing to,
* constructively critique others’ views.

Format / structure

Three PowerPoint files and two Word documents.


[[Resources/Teacher Education|Teacher Education]],  [[Resources/Primary|Primary]]

Age of students / grade

[[Resources/Primary|Primary]],  [[Resources/Higher|Higher]],  [[Resources/KS1|KS1]]

Useful information

This course has been produced by UK Literacy Association UKLA in conjunction with Vital.

Related ORBIT Wiki Resources
Other (e.g. time frame)

The core of these materials and is a project that lasts for half a term during which time teachers will access online resources. If they are signed up to use these materials as part of a course they will be supported by a facilitator with expertise in your area and will be expected to interact with others.

Files and resources to view and download

http://www.vital.ac.uk/community/course/view.php?id=1226.Users must register with the VITAL website (free registration) before they can access the resource.