Term 2 Week 1: Reading L1

LG: I can use text features to make a prediction

For your first reading lesson this week, you are going to focus on predicting. Get one of your lined exercise books and label it “Reading” so you have it ready to record your reading responses while you are learning from home.

You can choose a book from home to use for this task, or use the text below.

Write the date and the text title e.g.  “A Tale of Two Beasts”.

Underneath the title, write your prediction. Remember to think about characters, settings, problem and resolution.

Record your prediction:

I predict this story is about….

Write down any clues that helped you to make this prediction.

The title makes me think…

I noticed in the picture…

Click on the link below to see and hear the book being read. If you are using a book from home, read it now that you have finished your prediction.

After you have finished the story, you might like to write down whether the things you predicted matched what happened in the story or not.

The Tale of Two Beasts.

If you have someone to help you, you can type in your prediction in the comments on this blog post. Don’t worry if you can’t do it today, we will have plenty of time to share our learning as we go on.