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Nathan the reader

Nathan reads with a buddy

Analysis – what learning is happening here?

Key competencies

Participating and contributing, Using language, symbols, and texts, Relating to others

This is the first time Nathan has read to a buddy spontaneously. It shows him relating to others by listening actively and sharing in the reading. It shows that he is open to new learning and able to take different roles. Nathan is participating and contributing as he reads alongside the buddy. He is using language, symbols, and texts when he interprets and reads the words in the story, especially those in bold print.

Learning areas

Level 1 English: Speaking, Writing, and Presenting: processes and strategies, purposes and audiences

Nathan demonstrates engagement with text when he uses animation to read parts of the text. This shows him responding to language and meanings and beginning to adapt spoken language to an audience when he takes the role of a character.