Project ID - TIS001183
Literacy Helper/Tutor - Project Aims: To work with small reading groups. To help p6 children with their literacy skills. To help develop their confidence when reading in front of peers.

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Project offered at

St Patrick's Primary School
BT48 8QG


Marie McSheffrey

Student Skills


Expected Pupil Outcomes

Read aloud accurately, Drawing on what they already know or on background information and vocabulary provided by the teacher, Discussing word meanings, linking new meanings to those already known, Gain confidence, Explain and discuss their understanding of what they have read

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

Being able to lead small groups, work with a range of abilities, develop communication and interaction skills

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