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The table below shows the resources we have found to aid the teaching and learning of reading. Please use the drop-down menus below to filter the results.

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Printable Web Page'Instructions' factsheetFollowing and writing instructions
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Online Quiz'Instructions' quizzesThree quizzes of increasing difficulty on following instructions
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Printable Web Page'Instructions' worksheetsNine worksheets to practise following and writing instructions
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Printable Web Page'Scanning' factsheetFind out what scanning is and get some hints and tips for better scanning.
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Online Quiz'Scanning' quizzesThree levels of quiz to test your scanning skills.
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Printable Web Page'Scanning' worksheetsPractise scanning texts for information.
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Printable Web Page'Skimming' factsheetWhat is 'skimming' and how can it help you to become a better reader?
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Printable Web Page'Skimming' factsheetWhat is 'skimming' and how can it help you to become a better reader?
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Online Quiz'Skimming' quizzesThree levels of quiz with three different texts to test your skim reading skills. Will you beat the clock?
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Printable Web Page'Skimming' worksheetIs your child at primary school? Practise your skimming with this printable worksheet (and printable answers).
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Printable Web Page'Skimming' worksheetIs your child at primary school? Practise your skimming with this printable worksheet (and printable answers).
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Printable Web Page'Fact and Opinion' factsheetsAn introduction to fact and opinion.
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Printable Web Page'Fact and Opinion' factsheetsAn introduction to fact and opinion.
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Online Quiz'Fact and Opinion' quizzesTest your knowledge of fact and opinion with a three-level quiz.
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Printable Web Page'Fact and Opinion' worksheetsImprove your understanding of fact and opinion with these printable worksheets.
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Printable Web Page'Fact and Opinion' worksheetsImprove your understanding of fact and opinion with these printable worksheets.
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Printable Web Page'Summarising' factsheetsFind out more about how to improve your summarising skills.
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Online Quiz'Summarising' quizzesBrush up your summarising skills with this three level quiz.
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Printable Web Page'Summarising' worksheetsTry out your summarising skills with these five worksheets.
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Printable Web Page'Types of text' factsheetsInformation about types of text. How can you tell if a text is descriptive, informative, instructional or persuasive?
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Online Quiz'Types of text' quizzesA three level quiz to test your knowledge about text types.
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Printable Web Page'Types of text' worksheetsHave a go at writing your own instructive, persuasive, informative and descriptive texts.
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