I created it to quickly assess and see if my students were getting it...understanding the text at higher levels. This informal formative assessment can be used with any text (fiction or nonfiction) or portion of text. I would print articles from Time for Kids or photocopy one page from a childrens picture or chapter book to accompany this assessment.
Reciprocal teaching and comprehension instruction cards
Resources that will encourage and promote critical thinking for students. In line with Australian Curriculum: History skills developed in line with (ACHHS083) Pose a range of questions about the past (ACHHS084) Locate relevant information from sources provided (ACHHS086) Develop texts, particularly narratives (ACHHS087) Use a range of communication forms (oral, graphic, written) and digital technologies