Blakes Comprehension Guide

Blakes Comprehension Guide


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Study & Help Guides

This guide is a vital reference for anyone wanting to improve their reading comprehension. It clearly explains the range of strategies required to be an effective reader. The book is divided into two sections:

Section 1 — covers a variety of social and cultural contexts and explores the differences between printed, visual and non-verbal texts.

Section 2 — focuses on developing specific strategies that can be applied to a broad range of fiction and non-fiction text types. These include:

  • Previewing
  • Making connections
  • Predicting
  • Visualising
  • Monitoring
  • Reflecting
  • Retelling
  • Summarising

Each section contains simple definitions, sample texts and a quick TRY THIS quiz to allow students to consolidate and test their new knowledge.

The book also includes:

  • a comprehensive glossary
  • a detailed index
  • Australian Curriculum correlations
  • answers for all TRY THIS quizzes.