Reading

Reading

Reading effectively is the ability to decode, comprehend, analyse and reflect upon a range of texts including imaginative, information and argument texts, and use them for particular purposes. In every year level, students should have the opportunities to learn to read texts containing language and subject matter appropriate to their developing abilities and to use texts as a means of learning in different areas of the curriculum. At St Vincent’s, we apply the following teaching strategies in a structured Literacy Block, to support the students’ developing reading skills: