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Here, Hidden, Head, Heart Comprehension Posters

PDF | 4 pages|Grades: 3 - 6

Four posters highlighting the different strategies involved with the here, hidden, head, heart comprehension strategy.

Display these teaching resources when learning about the here, hidden, head, heart strategy and how to apply it to comprehension.

The four strategies are represented on individual posters. Information on the posters includes:

  • Here: Right There – The answer is right there in the text.
    – Look for information that is directly stated.
  • Hidden: Think and Search – The answer is in the text but you may have to search for it.
    – Look for clues which can help you to ‘read between the lines’.
  • Head: What I Think – The answer is not in the text.
    – Use your own knowledge and experiences to respond to ideas in the text.
  • Heart: What I Feel – The answer is not in the text.
    – Use your opinions and values to make judgements about the text.


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Danielle Halliwell

Is is possible to add another level of this…. evaluative, also known as ‘heart’ … more like the students evaluation or opinion of the text

Danielle Halliwell · Aug 3rd, 2018


Hi Danielle,

Thank you for submitting a change request for this resource. We love your idea and are creating your suggested addition of ‘heart’. You will be notified of the update.

If there is anything else I can assist you with, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Kristian · Aug 8th, 2018

Resource Updates

  • Added a 'heart' poster and changed the working and terminology to reflect best practice.

    Change by Kristian Aug 7th, 2018

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