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Understand that the starting point of a sentence gives prominence to the message in the text and allows for prediction of how the text will unfold


  • observing how writers use the beginning of a sentence to signal to the reader how the text is developing (for example 'Snakes are reptiles. They have scales and no legs. Many snakes are poisonous. However, in Australia they are protected') (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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