A 2 page worksheet focusing on the reading comprehension strategy of monitoring.
Students read the text The Great Discovery. As they are reading, they must annotate the text with the monitoring comprehension symbols listed at the top of the worksheet.
On the second page of the worksheet, the students must then explain when and why they used each symbol.
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Applying Reading Comprehension Strategies Unit Plan
This English unit is designed to explicitly teach the reading comprehension strategies of activating prior knowledge, making connections, questioning, monitoring, predicting, inferring, visualising and summarising to upper primary students, with a focus on literary texts.
National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) – Upper
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Upper covers students in Year 5 and Year 6.
By the beginning of year 5, pupils should be able to read aloud a wider range of poetry and books written at an age-appropriate interest level with accuracy and at a reasonable speaking pace. They should be able to read most words effortlessly and to...
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