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Comprehension - Public Speaking Day


A comprehension activity using a narrative about public speaking.

A comprehension activity with provided information sheet, questions and suggested answers.

“Jonathan’s alarm clock roared to life, pulling him out of a restless sleep. Before he had even opened his eyes, Jonathan immediately felt his stomach tighten. His heart began to pump faster. His hands felt sweaty. His body seemed to know that today was not just another day.”

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Australian Curriculum alignment

English > Year 5 > Literacy > Interpreting, analysing, evaluating > ACELY1702
Navigate and read texts for specific purposes applying appropriate text processing strategies, for example predicting and confirming, monitoring meaning, skimming and scanningElaborationsbringing subj...

English > Year 4 > Literacy > Interpreting, analysing, evaluating > ACELY1692
Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning to expand content knowledge, integrating and linking ideas and analysing and evaluating textsElaborationsmaking connections between ...

English > Year 6 > Literacy > Interpreting, analysing, evaluating > ACELY1713
Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital textsElaborationsmaking connections between...


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  • Two grammatical errors have been corrected in this resource.

    Fix by Holly (Teach Starter) Saturday May 20, 2017

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