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60 Comprehension Strategy Task Cards

PDF | 144 pages|Grades: 3 - 6

A 144 page comprehension resource pack to help students apply comprehension strategies when reading.

Using comprehension strategies is an important skill for students.

This teaching resource includes five comprehension task cards for each of the following strategies:

  • identifying author’s purpose
  • compare and contrast
  • making inferences and drawing conclusions
  • distinguishing between real and make-believe
  • finding word meaning in context
  • recognising cause and effect
  • understanding sequencing
  • distinguishing between fact and opinion
  • finding the main idea
  • making predictions
  • recalling facts and details
  • summarising.

This teaching resource includes:

  • a set of 60 comprehension task cards; including a text to read and accompanying questions
  • an enrichment task; where students use their creativity to make a product related to each text
  • question worksheets for each text
  • answers for teachers.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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Jennifer Worth

What a fantastic resource! Thank you!

Jennifer Worth · Feb 18th, 2020


Hi Jennifer
It’s our pleasure to provide you with resources like this! So glad it is useful for you.

Janeen · Feb 19th, 2020

Andrew Pearson

Could we get a stage one version of these?

Andrew Pearson · Feb 17th, 2020


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Thanks for your suggestion! Please feel free to request a resource at our ‘Request a Resource’ page.


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Janeen · Feb 18th, 2020

Karen Creed

These are amazing! Thank you!

Karen Creed · Feb 5th, 2020

Royce (Teach Starter)

Hey Karen, thank you for taking the time to share your lovely feedback.

Royce (Teach Starter) · Feb 6th, 2020


What a fantastic resource!!! Thank you so much!
It would be great to have some comprehension materials like the comprehension pack, designed for the lower school, especially year 2.
These are fantastic though and I love the ‘crazy creative challenge’ section to extend children further!

Michelle · Feb 15th, 2017

Victoria (Teach Starter)

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Thank you for your positive feedback!
Please feel free to request a change to this resource using our request a resource function – https://www.teachstarter.com/request-a-resource/.
Kind regards,

Victoria (Teach Starter) · Feb 16th, 2017

Maryanne Hacker

These look great! Thanks!

Maryanne Hacker · Feb 6th, 2016

Victoria (Teach Starter)

Thank you Maryanne. I hope you find this resource useful.
Kind regards, Victoria.

Victoria (Teach Starter) · Feb 8th, 2016

Karen White

Love these – thank you!

Karen White · Feb 2nd, 2016

Victoria (Teach Starter)

Thanks Karen, I’m glad you can make great use of this resource.
Regards, Victoria.

Victoria (Teach Starter) · Feb 2nd, 2016



Tracy · Feb 1st, 2016

Victoria (Teach Starter)

Thanks Tracy, glad you like the new resource.
Regards, Victoria.

Victoria (Teach Starter) · Feb 2nd, 2016

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