Higher order thinking reading comprehension and writing activities for two narrative texts: "The Best Teacher" and "Nails in the Fence". Resource designed to support holistic and rigorous preparation for national literacy testing (NAPLAN in Australia).This resource links the U.S.
4R Model & close reading - Poetry - "Snake" - comprehending figurative language
$ Reading comprehension activities based on the poem, Snake, by Vance Palmer (from the NAPLAN Year 5 reading magazine).This resource links the U.S. research on close reading with the Australia research on the Four Resources Model. Included are prompts for code breaking, meaning making, text using and text analysing.
How to use the Four Resources Model for effective literacy instruction