Morphology Masterclass Live: Adelaide Feb 24, 2024 (PD506)
Give your students the gift of morphology.
The Morphology Masterclass with Lyn Stone is a premier one-day live event designed to deep dive into the intricacies of word formation and structure. As the literacy landscape continues to evolve, understanding morphology is essential for educators at all levels, as well as professionals seeking to enhance interventions for striving students. This masterclass, touring Australia in 2024, combines theoretical foundations with hands-on application to bring morphology to the forefront of teaching.
Date: Saturday Feb 24, 2024
Location: Elizabeth Grove Primary School, 20 Haynes St, Elizabeth Grove SA 511212
Duration: One Day (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, including breaks and catering)
Registration: Places are limited. Secure your place early to embark on this enlightening journey into the world of morphology.
- Etymonline Maximisation:Unlock the potential of Etymonline as a powerful resource, understanding its nuances and applications in today’s classrooms.
- Word Sum Construction: Break words down into their constituent parts, understanding bases, prefixes, and suffixes, and how they come together to deliver meaning.
- Word Matrix Use: Discover a systematic way of representing the morphological family of a base, offering visual insights into word relationships.
- Introduction to Affixes: Delve deep into the three essential conditions for introducing affixes, normalising morphological terms as part of everyday classroom language.
- The False Grapheme Inventory: Address common misconceptions and misunderstandings about graphemes and morphemes for an improved approach to reading, spelling and writing.
- Solutions in the real world: Develop strategies to rectify and refine morphological instruction, eliminating common pitfalls.
- F-6 scope and sequence document: A structured roadmap charting morphological instruction from foundation to Year 6, aiding educators in systematic planning.
- Classroom slides: A deck of morphology lessons ranging from simple to complex.
- Downloadable manual: A comprehensive guide packed with insights, strategies, and best practices in morphology.
- Lesson templates: Ready-to-use lesson structures to simplify the planning process, ensuring optimal delivery of morphological concepts.
- Completed matrices: A word matrix deck, providing clear visual representations of word families and their interconnectedness.
This workshop is suitable for:
- Primary and secondary educators looking to augment their literacy curriculum and teaching techniques
- Professionals aiming to bolster intervention strategies for students striving to grasp complex linguistic concepts
- School leaders on system-improvement journeys
Prior to the event, attendees will have the unique opportunity to submit words to a central word bank. Throughout the masterclass, selected submissions will be analysed and discussed live, providing tangible insights into real-world morphological challenges.
Your presenter: Lyn Stone
Lyn is a linguist, author and coach, founder of Lifelong Literacy and Head of Practice at the Lifelong Literacy tutoring centre in Mornington, Victoria.
OPPORTUNITIES TO BOOK LYN FOR COACHING IN YOUR SCHOOL:
There are some limited opportunities to book Lyn for a day in the week prior to the masterclass. Read more about Lyn’s coaching here.
Frequently asked questions
Q. I have done the online version, should I come to this?
A. Yes. We will definitely be revisiting the online content, but there will be many more opportunities to practise using the morphological tools to hand, ask real time questions, contribute your personal words, and rehearse some very useful routines for direct application in the classroom.
Q. Are dietary needs catered for?
A. Yes. You can submit gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, or vegan requests up to 3 weeks before the event. More complex dietary needs cannot be guaranteed.
Q. Why Saturday?
A. This makes it easier for school teams to all participate, as release teachers don’t have to be employed.
Q. Do you offer discounts?
A. Yes. If you want to send a team of 5+ people, we can write you a discounted invoice for 10% off. Contact us via email for an invoice.