Interpreting, analysing, evaluating: Students learn to comprehend what they read and view by applying growing contextual, semantic, grammatical and phonic knowledge. They develop more sophisticated processes for interpreting, analysing, evaluating and critiquing ideas, information and issues from a variety of sources. They explore the ways conventions and structures are used in written, digital, multimedia and cinematic texts to entertain, inform and persuade audiences, and they use their growing knowledge of textual features to explain how texts make an impact on different audiences (see ACARA).
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 READING and READING STRATEGIES
Literary and Non-Literary
EarObics Real or make believe
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After hearing a brief story scenario, childen need to decide if the story could be real or is make believe.
Arts Edge
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Arts Edge is a site where teachers can create, store and share digital units/ resources/ artworks to use in their classroom.
Concepts About Print
Utah State University
Concepts about print PPT
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A comprehensive PPT that outlines what the concepts of print are, as well as strategies to teach and assess knowledge and understanding of the concepts of print.
PPPST Concepts about print PPT
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Various teaching resources and free PPTs to support teachers to effectively teach print awareness and concepts about print.
Scholastic Word and sentence level
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After hearing and viewing a short sentence, children are asked identify various words.
COMPREHENSION STRATEGIES
Harcourt What's the main idea
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After reading a short paragraph, children need to identify the main idea of the story. Children select the most appropriate of three sentences. There are four paragraphs to read. On the completion of each one, children are given a 'puzzle piece' to solve on completion.
BGFL Peter Rabbit reading comprehension
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Broken into different sections, this site encourages children to answer a set of questions about what is happening in various pictures. It allows children to sequence pictures and to sequence words from a short sentence so that it makes sense.
EDITING and PROOF READING 
Houghton Mifflin English Evaluation station
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Children are prompted to identify their year level, then with their writing beside them, a series of questions around editing and proof reading are asked and children need to answer them.
Houghton Mifflin English Power proofreading
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A good site for consolidating grammer and punctuation rules. Children have to read a short paragraph and fix up the mistakes. There is a choice of different year levels and of different texts in each year level. (UK)
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