• using elements in books and screen texts, for example illustrations, diagrams, sound and movement, to support reading
  • making connections between the text and students’ own experiences, and between information in print and images
  • finding key information in a text
  • making inferences about characters’ feelings and motives
  • building knowledge about the topic of the text and learning new vocabulary before and during reading
  • making predictions from the cover, from illustrations and at points in the text before reading on
  • retelling the events or key information in the text orally, in writing and/or through digital or arts media
  • Reading Reading
  • Speaking Speaking
  • Listening Listening
ScOT catalogue terms