Author(s): Pascal Press
This book is part of the Excel Advanced Skills series, which provides students with more challenging extension work in reading and comprehension.
The Excel Advanced S kills series of Reading and Comprehension Workbooks for Years 1-6 will help students improve their reading and comprehension--in Engl ish and in other subjects--and become more competent, reflective an d critical readers.
The first part of the book focuses on rea ding strategies such as skimming, scanning, visualising, connecting, pre dicting, inferring, monitoring and judging (reading reflectively and cri tically).
The second part of the book shows students how to a nswer the five types of comprehension questions they are likely to encou nter during their primary school years: fact-finding, synthesis, inferri ng, language and judgement questions.
This book has been spec ifically written for the YEAR 6 AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM ENGLISH COURSE.
How to use this book
Section 1: Reading strategies
Step-by-st ep guide
Reading with understanding
2 Visualis ing
6 Monitori ng
Section 2: Types of quest ions
Section 3: Bringing it all together
Mixed questi ons
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