COMPREHENSION FOR INDEPENDENT READERS – LITERAL, INFERENTIAL, EVALUATIVE – AGES 10+

Tools for Teachers & Tutors | English

Comprehension for independent readers is a series of two books for ages 8-9 and 10 plus. The books are divided into a number of sections each focusing on a different text type or part of speech.


Text types:



  • Sales catalogue

  • Comic book

  • Information in graphs

  • Poster

  • Biography

  • Diagram

  • Diary entry

  • Time line

  • Poetry

  • Play script

  • Flow chart

  • Narrative

  • Parts of speech

  • Information in tables

  • Proverb

  • Colloquialism

  • Irony

  • Sarcasm

  • Symbolism

  • Metaphor

  • Syllogism

  • Front page of newspaper


Features include:



  • stimulus texts of a particular genre or part of speech to inform students about the theme and to promote discussion

  • comprehension activities with a number of literal, inferential and evaluative comprehension questions for students to demonstrate what they have learned. The format of questions ranges from multiple choice and matching to those requiring a full written explanation.

  • suggestions for developing students’ understanding, and the theme of the text

  • answers to all comprehension questions

  • links to the English curriculum


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781921750762
  • : RIC Publications Pty Ltd
  • : RIC Publications
  • : books