Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning and begin to analyse texts by drawing on growing knowledge of context, language and visual features and print and multimodal text structures

Elaborations

  • making connections between the text and students’ own experiences and experiences with other texts, comparing authors’ differing point of view on a topic (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • making connections between information in print and images (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • building on and using prior knowledge and vocabulary (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • making valid inferences using information in a text and students’ own prior knowledge (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • predicting, asking and answering questions as they read, and summarising and reviewing meaning (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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