Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning and begin to evaluate texts by drawing on a growing knowledge of context, text structures and language features

Elaborations

  • making connections between the text and students own experience and other texts (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • making connections between the information in print and images (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • making predictions and asking and answering questions about the text drawing on knowledge of the topic, subject-specific vocabulary and experience of texts on the same topic (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • using text features and search tools to locate information in written and digital texts efficiently (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • determining important ideas, events or details in texts commenting on things learned or questions raised by reading, referring explicitly to the text for verification (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • making considered inferences taking into account topic knowledge or a character’s likely actions and feelings (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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