KEY Comprehension Series
SERIES OF 3 TEACHING RESOURCES
Separate, but interconnected resources designed to help you help students unlock text
KEY into reorganisation
Reorganisation is gathering scattered information - in close proximity or across many paragraphs or pages. If not mastered it will interfere with future learning success - including the development of research and study skills.
A sub-skill of inference, evaluation & reaction
KEY into inference
Designed to help students unravel inference through explaining, modelling and providing extensive practise items - sentences to texts.
A sub-skill of evaluation and reaction
KEY into evaluation
At the high end of the taxonomy, evaluation requires the reader to go beyond what is given in the text.
Requires combined skills of reorganisation & inference
SPECIFIC COMPREHENSION SKILLS SHOULD BE TAUGHT
SUITABLE FOR ...
• 8+ years - adults.
• Competent readers under 8+ yrs
• Poor decoders (when used orally)
1 KEY into reorganisation
2 KEY into inference
3 KEY into evaluation