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Reading Comprehension Strategies Poster Pack

PDF | 19 pages|Grades: F - 6

A set of 18 reading comprehension strategy posters.

Display these educational posters in your classroom as prompts for students when completing reading comprehension activities.

The reading comprehension strategies included in this pack include:

  • Compare and contrast
  • Recognise cause and effect
  • Find the main idea
  • Recall facts and details
  • Understand sequence
  • Make predictions
  • Summarise
  • Identify author’s purpose
  • Find word meaning in context
  • Draw conclusions and make inferences
  • Distinguish between fact and opinion
  • Interpret figurative language
  • Distinguish between real and make believe
  • Make connections
  • Monitor understanding
  • Ask questions
  • Visualise
  • Activate prior knowledge.


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Andrew N Denise

Excellent – Love the colourful pictures with examples the students will understand.

Andrew N Denise · Jan 26th, 2021

Tom (Teach Starter)

That is so good to hear Andrew! Thank you for taking the time to leave us such great feedback.
All the best with the new school year!

Tom (Teach Starter) · Jan 27th, 2021

Sophy O'Keeffe

brilliant! tie in perfectly with Cars and Stars! Thank you so much!

Sophy O'Keeffe · Apr 25th, 2016

Jennifer Cunningham

Absolutely fantastic. Love your work.

Jennifer Cunningham · Apr 15th, 2015

Barbara O'Keeffe

Just what I was looking for. Keep up the great work team Teach Starter.

Barbara O'Keeffe · Apr 3rd, 2015

Liz Gillespie

Ah-mazing! Love these so much! Thank you for making them for me!!!!

Liz Gillespie · Mar 19th, 2015

Resource Updates

  • Incorrect spelling of 'coarse' corrected on the Visualise poster.

    Fix by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Feb 28th, 2021

  • Posters added to the pack include: * Activate Prior Knowledge * Make Connections * Ask Questions * Monitor Understanding * Visualise The design of the posters has also been updated.

    Addition by Alison Smith Jul 27th, 2018

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