Teaching Resource

Three Levels of Reading Posters

3 pages|Grades: F - 4

Beyond the lines, between the lines and on the lines posters for the three levels of reading.

On the lines

The answer is in the text. You can point to the answer.

Key questions:

  • Who?
  • What?
  • When?
  • Where?

Between the lines

The exact answer cannot be found directly. Search for clues within the text. Interpret, reason, classify.

Key questions:

  • What is the author trying to say?
  • What does the text suggest or represent?

Beyond the lines

Make connections outside of the text. Evaluate and critique.

Key questions:

  • Why is this important?
  • What does this mean to me?
  • What does this mean to other people?

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  • VCELY256

    Read an increasing range of imaginative, informative and persuasive texts by combining phonic, semantic, contextual and grammatical knowledge, using text processing strategies, including confirming, rereading and cross-checking

  • VCELY287

    Read different types of texts for specific purposes by combining phonic, semantic, contextual and grammatical knowledge using text processing strategies, including monitoring meaning, skimming, scanning and reviewing

  • VCELY347

    Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital texts

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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Susan Gillies

Great for my reading wall – thanks.

Susan Gillies · Mar 9th, 2015

Meagan Height

I had a get like these already but these are a lot more fun and colourful.

Meagan Height · Feb 23rd, 2015

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