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60 Comprehension Strategy Task Cards

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 144 pages | Years: 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.


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  • Jennifer Worth

    What a fantastic resource! Thank you!

    • Janeen

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

  • Andrew Pearson

    Could we get a stage one version of these?

    • Janeen

      Hi Andrew Thanks for your suggestion! Please feel free to request a resource at our 'Request a Resource' page. https://www.teachstarter.com/request-a-resource/ Requests are voted on by the Teach Starter community and we create the top requests. Please let me know if you have any further questions, I’m more than happy to help. Kind regards Janeen

  • Karen Creed

    These are amazing! Thank you!

    • Royce (Teach Starter)

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

  • Michelle

    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!

    • Victoria (Teach Starter)

      Hi Michelle, 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.

  • Maryanne Hacker

    These look great! Thanks!

    • Victoria (Teach Starter)

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

  • Karen White

    Love these - thank you!

    • Victoria (Teach Starter)

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

  • Tracy


    • Victoria (Teach Starter)

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