Reading comprehension activities based on the poem, Snake, by Vance Palmer (from the NAPLAN Year 5 reading magazine).
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Year 5 NAPLAN (systemic testing) preparation - "Snake" poem and figurative language comprehension:
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. Also included are activities for word work, QR codes, graphic organisers to make text-to-self, text-to-text and text-to-world connections, figurative language and for character traits.
This resource is designed to support the close reading and comprehension of figurative language.
You may also be interested in my other resources that include prompts for close reading linked to the Four Resources Model:
You can view video previews of them here:
"The Best Teacher" and "Nails in the Fence" Bundle
Seaside Senses - comprehending poetry and figurative language:
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