Excel Advanced Skills Workbooks: Reading and Comprehension Workbook Year 2

Author: Tanya Dalgleish & Donna Gibbs, Publisher: Pascal Press
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The Excel Advanced Skills series of Reading and Comprehension Workbooks for Years 1–6 will help students improve their reading and comprehension—in English and in other subjects—and become more competent, reflective and critical readers.

The book teaches students how to answer the five types of comprehension questions they are likely to encounter during their primary school years: fact-finding, synthesis, inferring, language and judgement questions.

This book has been specifically written for the YEAR 2 AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM ENGLISH COURSE.


How to use this book

Reading Strategies

  1. Skimming
  2. Visualising 
  3. Connecting
  4. Predicting
  5. Inferring 
  6. Monitoring
  7. Judging
  8. Scanning

Step-by-step reading texts

Section 1: Types of questions

  • Fact-finding questions
  • Synthesis questions
  • Inferring questions
  • Language questions
  • Judgement questions

Section 2: Bringing it all together

  • Mixed questions

Section 3: Answers

  • Marking grid
More Information
Year Level Year 2
Date of Publication 2015
ISBN 9781741255690
Subject English