Reading Conventions Book 2
|Reading Conventions is an engaging series designed to assist teachers with improving students’ reading and comprehension skills. It has a specific focus on inferencing. The aim of Reading Conventions is to systematically provide all students with interesting and achievable activities, based on fulfilling national comprehension and reading requirements. Every unit has a central focus built around persuasive, imaginative or informative texts. These focuses add another dimension to the series by specifically targeting Australian Curriculum content.
Metacognitive strategies, curriculum focuses and features:
Predicting – making predictions about texts/text endings. Visualising – creating mental images. Summarising – reviewing meaning. Making connections – students’ own experiences/prior knowledge. Questioning – literal, inferential, interpretive and critical. Making connections between print and images. Monitoring – commenting on things learned. Monitoring – re-reading and reading on to make decisions about unknown words. Finding the main idea and supporting details. Story elements – characters, setting and plot. Identifying the author’s purpose/point of view. NAPLAN skills. Analytical images. Multimodal texts. Pull-out answer section. Types of texts . imaginative. persuasive