KEY into evaluation

EVALUATION.MASTERS_2

 

Chris Parkin, Catherine Parkin, Brian Pool
© 2005 Triune Initiatives   revised 2008

KEY comprehension series.  3rd of 3 separate resources

RATIONALE
 Evaluation is complex inference - reaction requires evaluation
•  Requires readers to reorganise information & make inferences
•  Evaluation is in all forms of writing: basic readers to academic treatises
•  Readers must unravel all text information before giving an opinion

PURPOSE
A graded resource with an extensive range of original,
well-crafted material designed to:
•  meet the needs of a wide range of students
•  demonstrate (model) how evaluation & reaction works
•  provide practise examples using fiction & non-fiction texts.

TWO-BOOK KIT
1. Copymasters
2. Guide & Answers

FOR USE BY
specialists and classroom teachers

FOR USE WITH

•  8 year olds to adults - wherever English is being read
•  use with competent younger students who decode well
•  use orally with older students whose decoding ages are low

SETTING
Individual, groups (as part of a guided reading program)

CONTENTS
1.  Copymaster book (96 pages)
2.  Guide & Answers book (44 pages)

STRUCTURE
Three graded levels in one resource:
Level One      decoding levels     8 – 10 years
Level Two      decoding levels   10 – 12 years
Level Three   decoding levels   12 – 14 years

At each level, evaluation & reaction is introduced
in single paragraphs/short texts.

There are models at each level.

This is followed by practice material in the form of complete texts.
Level Three texts include:
history, geography, science, 
technology, news, sports news, biography, leisure reviews, comment, advertising, consumer information.

KEY FEATURES
• Three graded levels in the one resource

• Photocopiable material 
• 88 pages of sentences, paragraphs and texts
• Fiction and non-fiction material at every level
• Progressive developmental process
• Full answers to all questions

• Comprehensive, user-friendly guide
with instructions & extension activities

• Can be used with individuals, groups or whole classes
• Proved to be very successful with older students and adults

UNIQUE FEATURE
KEY words with all answers,
demonstrating how a competent reader would reorganise texts.

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SAMPLE PAGES
ADDITIONAL G&A BOOKS

Additional Guide & Answer books
are available to schools if a full kit has been purchased.
NOT AVAILABLE
to private individuals, private education/tuition providers, itinerant or specialists.

SUITABLE FOR ...

•  8+ years - adults.
•  Competent readers under 8+ yrs
•  Poor decoders (when used orally)
•  ESOL

Also in the key series
RECOMMENDED ORDER

1  KEY into reorganisation
2  KEY into inference
3  KEY into evaluation

PROBE & THE KEY SERIES

The KEY comprehension series
is directly linked to PROBE question types of reorganisation, inference, evaluation & reaction

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