Comprehension

Improve your students’ comprehension skills.

Skills in reading comprehension distinguish passive readers from active readers, and take time to develop. These skills are also a prerequisite for acquiring content knowledge and being able to express ideas and opinions through discussion and writing.

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Key comprehension features

  • Hundreds of exercises to develop comprehension skills.
  • Fiction and non-fiction extracts covering a range of genres.
  • Targets key skills: literal, inferential, and metacognitive.
  • Content targets 13 comprehension strategies.
  • Options suitable for all ages.
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Tested and proven

“Scientific studies show that learning depends on attention, repetition and immediate feedback. LiteracyPlanet provides this in a highly entertaining and rewarding environment that motivates children.”

Professor Genevieve McArthur, Macquarie University.

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Literacy strands covered by LiteracyPlanet

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Pre-Reading

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Phonics

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Sight Words

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Grammar & Punctuation

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Reading

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Spelling

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Comprehension

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Writing

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How to teach comprehension with LiteracyPlanet

Reading comprehension skills are an important prerequisite for acquiring content knowledge and the ability to express ideas and opinions through discussion and writing.

So if reading comprehension is an area where your students could use some improvement, LiteracyPlanet’s exercises are designed to help. Based on the concept of gamification, where game-related principles are applied in non-game contexts, our exercises are fun, engaging and highly beneficial for students of all ages and skill levels.

Key features include:

  • Hundreds of exercises to develop comprehension skills.
  • Fiction and non-fiction extracts covering a range of genres.
  • Leverages over 10 comprehension strategies (e.g. making connections, activating prior knowledge etc).
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Improve comprehension with LiteracyPlanet

By making reading comprehension more accessible through the use of learning games, LiteracyPlanet’s exercises allow students to master key literal, inferential and metacognitive skills in line with the syllabus, while being able to learn in a fun, informal way.

Teachers can track and report the progress of students with LiteracyPlanet software and schools can look forward to tangible results, with several studies including one by Macquarie University showing that LiteracyPlanet exercises motivate children to learn and produce noticeable improvements in performance.

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