Effective Literacy Practice in Years 5–8: Approaches to teaching writing: this resource identifies and describes the features of a range of writing approaches needed to help students in years 5–8 develop the knowledge strategies and awareness required to become effective writers. This includes:
Students need to develop a repertoire of strategies that they can select from purposefully and independently to build and enhance their understanding of text and to extend their critical awareness.
Effective Literacy Practice in Years 5 to 8, p. 141
We need to explicitly teach individual comprehension strategies within the context of purposeful reading but also develop students’ awareness of how these strategies are used in increasingly complex combinations as they read more complex texts.
Published on: 21 Mar 2016