Dinnington Community Primary School


Autumn 2017

Autumn 2 - "One Snowy Night" Novel Study theme

High level questioning and interacting with children


The most effective early years teachers encourage talk with adults and among children by keeping with the child's interest and attention. One of the most common methods of prompting interactions with children is through questions. So during one 10 minute period (in early October), Mr Dougherty videoed his interactions with the children in his classroom (children from across the setting, not just his own class), for you all to see.


The impact of Novel Study


Oliver has learned the story of The Three Little Pigs thoroughly, including high level language: