Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning to expand content knowledge, integrating and linking ideas and analysing and evaluating texts

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 information in print and images (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • building and using prior knowledge and vocabulary (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • finding specific literal information (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • asking and answering questions (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • creating mental images)
  • finding the main idea of a text (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • inferring meaning from the ways communication occurs in digital environments including the interplay between words, images, and sounds (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • bringing subject and technical vocabulary and concept knowledge to new reading tasks, selecting and using texts for their pertinence to the task and the accuracy of their information (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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