Read to self
Learning Intention: We are learning to focus on a text for a sustained amount of time so that we can gather and learn information.
TASK: Select one of the information texts from the collection in the classroom and read independently.
Work on words
Learning Intention: We are learning to identify key, important words in an information text and create a glossary defining these words.
TASK: Watch Making a Glossary
Using the Emus Information Report, identify the key, important words and create a glossary for this text.
Respond to reading
Learning Intention: We are learning to identify the topic of each paragraph and formulate subheadings so that a reader can easily access information.
TASK: Read each paragraph, highlighting the facts in each sentence. For every paragraph write an appropriate subheading.
Emus Information Report
Listen to reading
Learning Intention: We are learning to listen to reading, follow instructions and identify the related information on a topic.
TASK: World Heritage Kakadu Information Display
Listen to an explanation about Kakadu. Listen and follow the instructions, identifying information and organising into categories.
Read to someone
Learning Intention: We are learning to read with expression and fluency so that we can be understood and entertaining to others.
TASK: Select one of the information texts and read aloud to a partner.