Nathan the reader
Nathan reads a whole reader
Analysis – what learning is happening here?
Participating and contributing, Using language, symbols, and texts, Managing self
This example shows Nathan using language, symbols, and texts as he decodes a simple, repetitive sentence in an early reader. He is also demonstrating managing self by following the routines of instructional reading. He is participating and contributing by being a part of the reading group.
Level 1 English: Listening, Reading and Viewing: processes and strategies, language features
Nathan is demonstrating that he expects text to make sense of text, that sounds combine to form words, and that sounds are represented by letters. He is able to decode simple words and can automatically recognise a number of high frequency words in context.