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ANZAC DAY 2013 – Visualizing: An Important Comprehension Strategy (6,7&8 Year Olds)

Creating pictures in your head is part of reading enjoyment and an important comprehension skill. Planning opportunities for children to make mental images will deepen their comprehension. Practice is crucial for visualising to become an automatic process. Text: The Red Poppy by David Hill 9781869439989 The children completed a visualization activity based on The Red Poppy by David Hill as part of our ANZAC focus. They were asked to visualize part of the story, draw it and write a description. A poppy was made earlier and attached.

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Sheet publisher- Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Text: In Flanders Feilds by Norman Jorgenson and Brian Harrison-Leaver

The children haveĀ  been learning about the structure of a narrative in preparation for writing their own.

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Sheet Publisher- Cara Carroll 2012

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