SMART RESOURCE | The metacognition prompts help the reader to think about thinking. They assist the student to build a range of comprehension strategies. The While I read prompts help the student to monitor their understanding of the text and fix any comprehension problems they might have during reading.
SMART RESOURCE | A set of seven Making Connections reading statements to help students to connect books to life experiences. The resource includes a blank template and a reading log identifying the students favourite books.
FREE | Students respond to the Maori legend of Hatupatu and the Bird Woman by creating an illustration to match the text. The completed activity may be made into a class booklet or displayed on the wall for future reading.