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About the writer of this unit of work

Anita Holding is a teacher from Hobart, Tasmania. She has been teaching for 15 years and has spent most of this time with early childhood students. For many years Anita has been part of the Australian Literacy Educators’ Association (ALEA) Tasmania South Executive Committee and has been involved with organising visiting authors and educators for colleague teachers. In recent years, she took part in the Reading Comprehension Project run by ALEA and was published in Reading Comprehension: Taking the learning deeper. Anita has also written lessons for the Read Australia website and runs professional learning sessions for colleagues in the areas of comprehension and information and communication technology (ICT) implementation in the classroom. Currently Anita is the advanced skills teacher at Lansdowne Crescent Primary School, where she specialises in literacy support and ICT management.