ONLINE: Reading Comprehension for Years F-2


Bronwyn Parkin

1 Hour

Opens 22nd February 2023

Online unmoderated course

A series of year-level related courses examining strategies to assist comprehension. 


This course is part of a series of online unmoderated courses -


Why participate?

  • Designed in short grabs for staff meetings and planning days.
  • Examine a range of strategies to assist student inferential comprehension.
  • Explore a practical example and close study of one book shortlisted for the CBCA book awards.
  • Comprehend all aspects of a selected book - Illustrations, text structure, literary devices and of course vocabulary.

Who should participate?

  • All teachers - Years F-2
  • School leaders
  • Teacher librarians
  • Early career and pre-service teachers

What else do I need to know?  This is a perfect opportunity for colleagues to work together in a year, stage or full staff meeting.

How does it work?

  • Individuals: upon registration individuals will be sent a link to access the PL on our online learning platform.
  • Whole schools: One staff member must register on behalf of their school. They can choose to have  a single link to view this together, or can email us the names and email addresses of teachers they wish to enrol. 


Cost of participation




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Completing this workshop will contribute 1 hour (NSW - Elective PL) of online Professional Learning addressing 1.1.2, 1.2.2, 1.5.2, 2.1.2, 2.2.2. 3.2.2, 3.3.2, 4.1.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.




Not Cute
Philip Bunting  



A story with a strong, solid message and well-placed characterisation. Bunting is able to expand a single idea in a few, well-chosen words and seal the narrative off with a neat, amusing ending, largely told in his recognisable illustrative style.  CBCA Judges

Scholastic Australia 2021   
ISBN: 9781760972387

    NOTE: To get the most from this recorded session, have a copy of the book handy or at least be familiar with this text.


PETAA unit                             

  Not Cute  

21/02/2023 - 31/12/2023
Sign in or create an account to register Last day to register is 31/12/2023