Ko tā te tangata whakatakoto whakaaro mō tētahi āhuatanga e whakapono ana ia ka eke ā tōna wā. Ko te matapae tētahi pūkenga pānui matua hei ako mā te ākonga. I ngā tau tōmua o te kura, ko te tirotiro a te ākonga ki ngā pikitia me te ingoa o te paki hei āwhina i a ia ki te matapae i ngā mahi o roto i te paki.
A person’s thoughts about something they believe will happen at some point in the future. Prediction is one of the main reading skills that students need to learn. In the early years of schooling, the illustrations and title of a story help the student to predict what happens in the story.