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MANDELA DAY ’19: ON-SITE CHALLENGE – LEARN TO READ

 

 

 

 

 

What’s the 4-1-1 on the LEARN TO READ Challenge:

CHALLENGE DETAILS:

CONTEXT:

With low literacy rates plaguing our education system, resulting in South African students remaining on the back-foot all through their schooling careers, Domino has launched a LITERACY PROGRAMME to assist schools teach high-quality English, Reading for comprehension and Phonetic word-building.

YOUR TASK:

Repetition, ‘drill sessions’ and continuous reading solidifies concepts, expands language vocabulary and builds confidence in students. You will spend your 67 minutes with 5 students, group-teaching one of our literacy lessons. Your lesson plan will include activities such as letter cards, word building and group reading.

ACTIVITY ADMIN

TIME:

As this challenge will take place during the school day, teams will need about 2 hours to complete the task. A shuttle will run from the Domino Offices in Durban North to one of our schools where teams will conduct their literacy group-teaching lesson for 60 min. A shuttle will then bring the team back to our offices once complete. The return trip, lesson prep and literacy activity should be complete within 2 hours.

TRANSPORT:

Teams are required to provide their own transport to and from The Domino Offices at 37 Mackeurtan Avenue, Durban North. The shuttles will leave Domino offices at 08h30 sharp and return at 10h30.

TICKETS:

The cost to participate in our Mandela Day LEARN TO READ challenge will be R160-00 per person. This R160 covers;

  1. The production of the literacy resources, student workbooks and materials for classroom lessons
  2. A R25-00 per book production cost to donate an audio book to the school library.

WHAT TO DO NEXT:

– Confirm your participation by contacting Lisa via email admin@domino.org.za or calling 031 563 9605. You will be sent a confirmation letter with further instructions and necessary details.

– Get your team together and prep them on the task at hand! Lesson plans and explanation videos will be sent with your starter pack!

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Doyle (admin@domino.org.za).