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3. Assessing reading comprehension at this level

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Last updated 05 December 2012 09:42 by NZTecAdmin
  • Let’s look more closely at that group of learners who can decode, but don’t seem to understand what they reading. Watch Sue Dymock talking about this group of learners.

SD comprehension difficulties

  • If a learner is having difficulty understanding a text, it is useful to find out if they are having the same difficulty when the text is spoken.
  • Guidelines for assessing learners’ listening comprehension are provided on pages 29 and 30 in the Starting Points Assessment Guide. Choose an appropriate text, and use the questions suggested in Appendix A12. Click here to download Starting Points Assessment Appendix A12 .


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