Full of funny, suspenseful, horrifying and exciting texts, Primary comprehension is an educational adventure students won’t want to end! With a wide array of literal, inferential and applied comprehension questions, this series is essential for every teacher’s collection. Each book contains twenty different texts from a variety of genres. These include humour, fantasy, a myth/legend, folktale, mystery, adventure, horror/supernatural, fairytale, play, fable, science fiction, poetry and informational texts/nonfiction such as as a timetable, letter, report, procedure, poster, map, program, book cover and cartoon.
Three levels of questions are used to indicate the reader's comprehension of each text.
One or more particular comprehension strategies has been chosen for practice with each text. Rarely does a reader use a single strategy to comprehend a text. The strategies included in these books are predicting, making connections, comparing, sensory imaging, determining importance, skimming, scanning, synthesising and paraphrasing/summarising.