Read an increasing range of different types of texts by combining contextual, semantic, grammatical and phonic knowledge, using text processing strategies, for example monitoring, predicting, confirming, rereading, reading on and self-correcting

Elaborations

  • combining different types of knowledge (for example word knowledge, vocabulary, grammar, phonics) to make decisions about unknown words, reading on, reviewing and summarising meaning (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • analysing the way illustrations help to construct meaning and interpreting different types of illustrations and graphics (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • reading text types from a student’s culture to enhance confidence in building reading strategies (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding)
  • reading aloud with fluency and intonation (Skills: Literacy)
  • reading a wider range of texts, including chapter books and informative texts, for pleasure (Skills: Literacy)

(View this topic on www.australiancurriculum.edu.au )