Save your time and know that your students are completing follow-up activities featuring a range of reading skills and higher-order thinking. This Orange Ready to Read Activities resource provides follow-up activities for the Orange Level readers found in New Zealand schools. An engaging format, including some choices, is used to develop your students’ sense of agency and independence.
Higher-order thinking questions challenge students to read deep and think critically about the passages. These activities meet many of the requirements for the New Zealand Literacy Skills Progressions for Reading at the End of Year Two. These are skills that your students need!
***This resource is provided in A4 paper size and British spelling.***
In this Orange Ready to Read Activities pack you will receive:
1. 14 engaging follow-up activities – one for each of the current Orange level Ready to Read series.*
2. A range of engaging activities. Each activity sheet features a range of responding to text, vocabulary, and creative tasks.
Reading Comprehension Strategies and Higher-Order Thinking included:
Comparing and contrasting
Considering the author’s purpose
3. 24 Orange-level high-frequency sight word flashcards
4. Two Teacher Guide pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom.
Please note, to use this resource, you need to have access to the Orange Level Ready to Read readers, found in New Zealand primary schools.
Answers have not been included due to the open-ended nature of many of these activities.