KEY INTO REORGANISATION

REORGANISATION.G&A_3

  Chris Parkin, Catherine Parkin, Brian Pool
   © 2002 Triune Initiatives  Revised 2008.

  KEY comprehension series.  1st of 3 separate resources

RATIONALE
Reorganising information is a necessary research skill.

Reorganising is necessary for mathematical problem solving.
Reorganisation is a sub-skill of evaluation and reaction.
Reorganisation is multi-faceted - not to be underestimated.

PURPOSE
To provide a graded resource with an extensive range of original,
well-crafted material that is designed to:

meet the needs of a wide range of students
demonstrate (model) how reorganisation works
provide practise examples - fiction & non-fiction texts.

TWO-BOOK KIT

1. Copymasters

2. Guide & Answers

FOR USE BY
Specialists and classroom teachers

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

CONTENTS
One Copymaster book (96 pages)

One Guide & Answers book (39 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 reorganisation is introduced with single paragraphs.
Models demonstrate joining/grouping separated information.
Practice material in the form of complete texts

Level Three texts include: history, geography, science, technology, news, sports news, leisure reviews & advertising

There are 2 main reorganisation types:
- joined information
- grouped information
and 4 sub-types:
- joined with referent (they, these, them, we, it, her, his etc.)
- grouped with referent
- grouped with elimination
- grouped with calculation (assists in reading math problems)

- PLUS reorganisation in conversation (direct speech); using traditional conventions and two modern variations.

KEY FEATURES
•  
Three graded levels in the one resource

•  Photocopiable material 
•  89 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
•  Improves teacher/tutor awareness & understanding

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 (only)
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

PIRATE IMAGE

 

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