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Coventry teaching within english

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jumpjump15 Tue 17-Sep-19 13:37:48

Can anyone enlighten me as to what coventry teaching is?? I am a TA in a yr 1 class and have just had a voice mail from my teacher as I don't work Tuesdays saying we have an observation tomorrow and she would like me "doing and getting the group set up with coventry/koventree???" before I rove around the other groups helping with sentence structure. I previousuy supported years 5 and 6 so year 1 is very different. But no google search seems to bring anything up to do with coventry within teaching. She will e mail me a detailed plan after school today but just intrigued to as what coventry is as have never come across it before so wondered if someone could enlighten me. Many thanks

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ReceptionTA Wed 18-Sep-19 21:37:16

When you find out please let us know!

Pieceofpurplesky Wed 18-Sep-19 21:40:32

Have you misheard? I see nobody on TES knew either!

Beautiful3 Wed 18-Sep-19 21:40:37

Does she mean set up the class with the topic "Coventry " as in the city?

jumpjump15 Thu 26-Sep-19 13:56:14

Ok it is wonderful I have been using it with my lowers all week....

Basically it is sorrtig words in the right order to make a sentence. You write or type the sentence out cut the words up and the child/children then blu tack the words in the right order onto the paper. Apparently it is called Coventry because it was created by a teaching professor at Coventty university in the 70's. My teacher is mid 60"s so is a very old fashioned technique but I love it but nothing on the internet at all about it. It probably exists but just has a different name!!!

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