Literary Plus

English Language Literacy Programmes



P1 Reading for Understanding Objectives

  • To teach pupils specific strategies (e.g. Visualising, making connections, etc.) for reading and understanding reading comprehension passages.
  • To introduce pupils to literal comprehension skills of identifying important details and recognising stated main ideas and noting the correct sequence of events.
  • To introduce pupils to interpretative comprehension skills of making inferences and making predictions.
  • To specifically teach pupils how to recognize key words & phrases and how to answer follow-up comprehension questions effectively.
  • To expand pupils’ vocabulary by introducing them to new words and concepts in the reading passages.
  • To teach values and character education during discussions of the reading passages in class