Week 4 – Daily Five Reading Activities

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 Reportidentify 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.

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