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Read decodable and predictable texts, practising phrasing and fluency, and monitor meaning using concepts about print and emerging contextual, semantic, grammatical and phonic knowledge

Elaborations

  • navigating a text correctly, starting at the right place and reading in the right direction, returning to the next line as needed, matching one spoken word to one written word (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • reading aloud with attempts at fluency and intonation (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • attempting to work out unknown words by combining contextual, semantic, grammatical and phonic knowledge (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • predicting what might happen on the basis of experience of this kind of text; at the sentence level predicting the meaning on the basis of syntax and word meaning (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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