Comprehension Strategies: Summarising

Dear families,

Over the past two weeks we have been fortunate to commemorate ANZAC Day and share our family stories with others in our homegroups.

We are continuing to practise the skill of Comprehension.

An expert reader uses a variety of texts.

My Grandad Marches on ANZAC Day

Sharing our family story

There are three stages to practise the strategy of summarising.


  1. Main idea
  2. Fact 1
  3. Fact 2
  4. Fact 3
  5. Wondering

How can I use synonyms to re-write what I have read?

Using the main idea and keywords to write a short, concise passage in your own words.

Thank you to everyone for taking the time to share your family story and show respect towards our Australian tradition, ANZAC Day.

What resources can you use to find a synonym?
How you will continue to practise the strategy of summarising?

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