Developing pupils’ skills
Find out how to use the following teaching approaches and learning opportunities to develop pupils’ comprehension skills, with links to ideas for responding to fiction and non-fiction texts.
Developing comprehension skills
Over the course of Key Stages 3 and 4, pupils are expected to read a rich variety of print, electronic and multi-modal texts. To become skilled readers they need to develop their comprehension skills in order to analyse and respond to the ideas, viewpoints, themes and purposes of these texts, developing their interpretations with increasing independence. The teaching approaches and learning opportunities outlined in the following sections can help them get started in the process of improving these skills.