Developing comprehension skills and word knowledge Year 5

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We know teachers’ school lives are very busy. Timetables are packed with curriculum and school requirements and the constant need to justify teaching methods and show student progress. It’s difficult to know how and when to fit everything in!

Are you feeling overwhelmed with the immense number of curriculum requirements for English? Have you exhausted all of your teaching ideas, and are tired of planning lessons and providing assessments? Would you love to do more actual teaching that caters for individual students’ needs? This resource will alleviate these burdens and allow you to focus on your class’s needs.

Packed with lesson guides, texts, comprehension activities, word knowledge activities and assessments, this is a must-have resource.

Each individual text type covers a number of content descriptions across the Language, Literature and Literacy strands of Australian Curriculum English. The detailed lesson plans save valuable planning time and allow for individual student differences. Use all, or some, of the ideas provided to cater for the needs of your class.


  • texts and activities that give equal focus to comprehension skills and word knowledge
  • 18 six-page units of work
  • comprehensive teacher notes
  • assessment activities
  • student self-assessment
  • detailed lesson plans
  • differentiation activities
  • links to all three Australian Curriculum English strands
  • varying texts types
  • student worksheets
More Information
Year Level Year 5
ISBN 9781925431841
Subject English