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Literacy Week at CBS Westland Row

    

Literacy Week at CBS Westland Row is scheduled for the week beginning 4th March.  

A range of activities will take place in English classes across the school such as:

  • Spelling Bees
  • Creative Writing/Essay Writing/Poetry Competitions
  • Quizzes
  • Blog Writing/ Blurb Writing workshops
  • TY Debating
  • Walking Debates      
  • 1st Year Book Club
  • 'Storytelling with Author in Residence'-Pearse Street Library Visit for first years

 

With regards to a whole school approach to Literacy Week, all teachers will continue to:

  • Focus on keywords
  • Reinforce the Literacy Ladder
  • Participate in the ‘Drop Everything and Read’ challenge

          

In terms of a cross-curricular approach to Literacy Week, the following fun activities will take place:

  • HSCL: Literacy Ladder Competition  
  • Maths/Numeracy: Problems focusing on maths/numeracy specific vocabulary and terms (vocabulary building)
  • Spanish: 5th Year Film Screening (focusing on digital literacy/ language development)
  • Resource: Focus on keywords, reinforcement of literacy ladder, reading and comprehension skillsl.
  • Art: T.Y. W.O.W./Quotes project (vocabulary building)
  • Irish: 1st/5th/6th Year Short Film Screenings (digital literacy/language development)
  • Geography: Subject related short story (reading and comprehension development)
  • Education Unit: Book Club/Zones of Regulation Programme
  • History/Science: Subject Specific reading comprehensions  (reading and comprehension development)

 

Many thanks to Ms Riddick for all her hard work organising this whole school event, and of course we wish the best of luck to all students who will be participating in Literacy Week and entering the competitions!