Teaching Resource

Super Six Reading Comprehension Strategies Poster Pack

Access this premium resource with a Basic Plan Sign up todayNot ready for a premium account? Browse free resources.
8 pages (PDF)|Suitable for Grades: F - 6

A pack of posters which explain the Super Six reading comprehension strategies.

This pack includes the following posters:

  • Title poster – Super Six Reading Strategies
  • Making Connections – What do I already know about this topic?
  • Monitoring – Is this making sense? Do I need to read this again?
  • Visualising – What sights, sounds and smells am I imagining as I read the text?
  • Predicting – What do I think will happen?
  • Questioning – What questions can I ask to help create meaning from the text?
  • Summarising – What are the most important ideas in the text?
Free Sticker Book

Get Teach Plus and score a free sticker book!

Plan to inspire every child with hundreds of teacher planning and wellness stickers or one of two merit sticker books. Get your free book with a Teach Plus plan.

Upgrade to Teach Plus and claim →   Learn more

Free Sticker Books Terms & Conditions: The free sticker book offer is only available for 1 claim per active Plus & Ultimate plan members during the promotional period commencing on the 6th December 2019 and closes when stocks run out. To claim the promotional gift, claimants must validate their postal address via our online form. Teach Starter reserves the right to change, amend or end a promotion at any time without notice.

Comments & Reviews

Write a review to help other teachers and parents like yourself. If you would like to request a change (Changes & Updates) to this resource, or report an error, simply select the corresponding tab above.

Log in or sign up to join the conversation.

The inferring and predicting posters are the same, is this correct??

Michelle Jenkins 路 Feb 18th, 2018

Yes, Michelle, the text is the same. Two different options have been provided as some teachers use the terminology ‘predicting’ and some use ‘inferring’.

Stephanie (Teach Starter) 路 Feb 19th, 2018

Thank you! 馃檪

Jonathan Fisher 路 May 28th, 2015


A comment about the pack, specifically the ‘inferring’ poster (this is the same with the other comprehension strategies pack). What is the rationale behind describing the skill inferring as a reader questioning what they think and feel about text? I am under the impression that inferring is a bit different to that.

Inferring is using a reader’s own background knowledge as well as clues from the text to work out what is not explicitly stated.


Ann dribbled the orange ball down the court.

We can infer that Ann is playing basketball because the text says she is on a court, and the ball is orange. We also know ourselves that basketball is played with an orange ball. At no point during that process am I asking myself what I think and feel about the text. To me, that process is more evaluating than inferring.

I’m a little confused as I don’t see the connection between that and the poster provided above.

Thanks for clarifying

Jonathan Fisher 路 May 27th, 2015

Hi Jonathan

Thanks for your comment, you make a really great point! We’ve updated the pack now to include an alternate version of the inferring poster.

– Shanelle

路 May 28th, 2015

Hi Ben,
Thank you for your comment. We actually have another pack of reading comprehension posters available; this pack includes a poster for the monitoring strategy. You can download it here:
I hope this helps!
– Steph

Stephanie (Teach Starter) 路 May 25th, 2015

Hi, could you please make a ‘Monitoring’ card/poster as this was one of the original Super 6 Startegies. It could read, ‘Stop and think about the text.’ Thanks guys.

Ben Wiggins 路 May 22nd, 2015

Resource Updates

  • Print this poster out on A3 or larger. Display it as a visual reminder to all students about how to behave and what to do to stay safe when conducting experiments.

    by Jill (Teach Starter) Nov 17th, 2016

Request a change

Would you like something changed or customized on this resource? While our team makes every effort to complete change requests, we can't guarantee that every change will be completed.

You must be logged in to request a change. Sign up now!

Report an Error

You must be logged in to report an error. Sign up now!

If any of our resources do not have 100% accurate American English (en-US), simply click on the 'Report an error' tab above to let us know. We will have the resource updated and ready for you to download in less than 24 hours. Read more...


Are you having trouble downloading or viewing this resource? Please try the following steps:

  1. Check that you are logged in to your account
  2. Check that you have a paid subscription
  3. Check that you have installed Adobe Reader (download here)

If you are still having difficulty, please visit the Teach Starter Help Desk or contact us.

Contact us

More time-saving Questioning resources!

Show more Questioning resources