Excel Advanced Skills Workbook - Reading and Comprehension Workbook Year 6

by Tanya Dalgleish
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Audience: Primary / High School
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 136
Published: 30th December 2014
Publisher: Pascal Press
Country of Publication: AU
Weight (kg): 0.35

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 Skills series of Reading and Comprehension Workbooks for Years 1–6 will help students improve their reading and comprehension—in English and in other subjects—and become more competent, reflective and critical readers.

The first part of the book focuses on reading strategies such as skimming, scanning, visualising, connecting, predicting, inferring, monitoring and judging (reading reflectively and critically).

The second part of the book shows students how to a nswer the five types of comprehension questions they are likely to encounter during their primary school years: fact-finding, synthesis, inferring, language and judgement questions.

This book has been specifically written for the YEAR 6 AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM ENGLISH COURSE.


How to use this book
Section 1: Reading strategies
Step-by-step guide
Reading with understanding
1 Skimming
2 Visualis ing
3 Connecting
4 Predicting
5 Inferring
6 Monitoring
7 Judging
8 Scanning
Section 2: Types of quest ions
Fact-finding questions
Synthesis questions
Inferring questions
Language questions
Judgement questions
Section 3: Bringing it all together
Mixed questions
Text overview grid

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