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:
- Making connections
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.