Oxford Reading for Comprehension Discover
Brand new fully decodable texts that develop phonics and comprehension skills.
Oxford Reading for Comprehension Discover is a brand new, fully
decodable Australian reading program for Years F–2.
Aligned to Letters and Sounds and incorporating a research-based Comprehension Skills Framework - the program supports the development of both strong phonic and comprehension skills in students.
See how the series is aligned to the Oxford Reading Level and the Letters and Sounds phonics sequence and how they work in conjunction. Download the chart here.
Each paired fiction and non-fiction text within the Oxford Reading for Comprehension Discover decodable series are aligned to the same curriculum theme supporting educators to link phonic and comprehension instruction with KLAs from F-2, such as Social and Emotional Learning,
Humanities and Social Sciences and more. Download the curriculum alignment chart here.
Fiction and non-fiction texts
There are 52 fiction and non-fiction texts with curriculum-aligned themes including Science and Social Emotional Learning.
Fully decodable texts
Texts introduce new high-frequency words using the proven phonic framework and are leveled to the Oxford Reading Levels 1–8.
Teachers get supported all the way with coaching notes that give guidance for monitoring, practicing, teaching, and modeling.
Access a wide range of digital resources on Oxford Owl including phonics and comprehension coaching notes, post-reading activity sheets and extensive phonics and comprehension support materials
The 52 fiction and non-fiction texts are fully decodable which are fully aligned to the Letters and Sounds phonics framework.
New sounds and high-frequency words are introduced in themed pairs of
fiction and non-fiction.
They are meticulously levelled to phonic and wider word reading criteria across Oxford Reading Levels 1-8
Phonic and Comprehension Coaching
The series provides support for embedding phonic knowledge, with guidance for the practice of newly introduced sounds and high-frequency words.
Includes guidance for explicitly teaching and modelling comprehension strategies.
Comprehension questions are provided to monitor students’ use of
comprehension skills during reading, including before-, during- and
Comprehensive Guidance for Teaching
The Teacher Handbook includes a detailed overview of the phonics
framework and introduction of high-frequency words.
Supports teaching, modelling and developing comprehension strategies and skills - including the use of the metacognitive strategy ‘thinking aloud’.
Outlines and explains the Comprehension Skills Framework and its
application across the series.
Access a wide range of digital support resources on Oxford Owl, including:
- All 52 Phonics and Comprehension Coaching notes.
- 52 Post-reading Activity Sheets.
- Extensive phonics and comprehension support materials.
There is 12-month complimentary access to eBooks of all 52 titles is available to schools that adopt the full print series.
Explore the Comprehension Skills Framework
The Comprehension Skills Framework is based on the findings of multiple international studies into how children develop reading comprehension and the effective teaching of comprehension.
View videos of educator and literacy specialist Susan Taylor explaining the Comprehension Skills Framework.
|Comprehension Skill Category||Linked Comprehension Strategies|
Making connections and inferences
Using structure and organisation to make meaning
Appreciating and understanding author’s toolkit