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Browse our collection of comprehension strategy worksheets. Each worksheet focuses on a specific comprehension strategy. Comprehension strategies allow readers to make meaning from texts. Comprehension strategies include summarising, compare and contrast, visualising, cause and effect, inferring, fact and opinion, and more. Use these focus worksheets to introduce a new strategy, or to target a strategy that needs some further development.

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Main Idea: Theme Park (1)

A reading passage for the early years. Read the text and work out the main idea and the supporting details.

Main Idea: Theme Park (2)

A reading passage for the upper years. Read the text and work out the main idea and the supporting details

Main Idea: Super Threads

Read the text. Work out the main idea and the supporting details.

Main Idea: The Rescue

Read the text. Work out the main idea and the supporting details.

Main Idea: Jungle Paradise

Read the text. Work out the main idea and the supporting details.

Main Idea: An Interview

Read the text. Work out the main idea and the supporting details.

Main Idea: The Concert

Read the text. Work out the main idea and the supporting details.

Main Idea: The Book Nook

Read the text. Work out the main idea and the supporting details.

Main Idea: Power Pat

Read the text. Work out the main idea and the supporting details.

Visualise a Scene: Concert

Read an upper years passage and build a visual image to match. Draw it!

Visualise a Scene: Book Shop

Read an upper years passage and build a visual image to match. Draw it!

Visualise a Scene: Pool

Read an upper years passage and build a visual image to match. Draw it!