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Speaking and Listening
Talk is essential in developing literacy. Talk can be used in a variety of different contexts to develop and assess a range of skills across a variety of subjects. In order for this to be effective, it is important to teach the skills of speaking and listening including the language needed for effective discussion. Classroom talk is a genre in itself, and students need to be taught how to talk in this situation and how it differs from social talk.
Please try the activities in lessons and post suggestions for how you used them within your lesson; how you adapted them; what worked and what didn’t work as well as any other suggestions for speaking and listening activities which you have used to promote literacy.
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