Focus: Clarifying the meaning of unknown words.
When reading, students often come across words they do not understand. Continuing to read without full understanding, can significantly affect a child's comprehension of the text, therefore it is essential they clarify the meaning of unknown words before moving on.Clarifying strategies:Read to the end of the sentence/passage to see what the sentence is referring to.
Reading for meaning is a vital key to reading enjoyment. With a lack of understanding, reading becomes as significant as reading a word list - essential for general word recognition though uninspiring when repeated on a daily basis.
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