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Fact And Fiction Reading Questions For Any Book

Fact And Fiction Reading Questions For Any Book

A selection of fiction and non-fiction reading questions that will fit any text or book. The answers can be written by the pupils or the questions can be asked verbally by any other person. This could be teaching, support staff or other pupils in lessons or parents/carers at home. These questions mean that any book can be used as a teaching resource or an assessment tool and that you no longer have to find or prepare activities to fit such a wide variety of texts. Since you can select any text you wish, you can choose books that fit both the pupils reading level and their interests. Each question has four stages of difficulty so this can also be used as an assessment tool.
bbunwise
Generic Factual Reading Questions For Any Book

Generic Factual Reading Questions For Any Book

A selection of reading questions for use with any factual text or book. Each question has four stages of difficulty so they can be used as an assessment tool. The questions can be used in reading sessions or at home. The pupils can write the answers or the questions can be verbally asked by anybody. These questions mean that pupils can choose to read any book and you will be able to provide them with differentiated questions that suit.
bbunwise
Generic Fiction Reading Questions For Any Book

Generic Fiction Reading Questions For Any Book

A selection of reading questions that will fit any fiction book or story. There are 4 stages of difficulty for each question so they can be used as an assessment tool. They can also be used effectively in a reading session meaning that pupils have a greater choice of reading materials since you will not have to prepare different tasks on every possible book they may wish to read. They can be answered on paper by the pupil or be asked verbally by any member of staff or by parents/carers at home. Inference questions are included.
bbunwise
Gangsta Granny KS2 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Gangsta Granny KS2 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of David Walliams’ ‘Gangsta Granny.’ Teachers have found them particularly useful in comprehension or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of children towards meeting the upper KS2 expectations within the new National Curriculum framework. Children love learning from these resources, whilst they are also of great use to teachers, as there is explicit information within each task regarding which comprehension strands the task is designed to demonstrate. They also relate to key extracts, characters, and themes from the story, ensuring that children gain a deep understanding of the text. Activities within the booklet include: ‘An Interview with Granny’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Understand what is read by drawing on information from more than one paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas, and using quotations for illustration;’ ‘Walliams’ Description’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Explain meanings of words that they know and ask the meaning of new words. Link the meaning of new words to words that they already know;’ ‘Mr Parker Character Profile!’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Understand what is read by drawing on information from more than one paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas, and using quotations for illustration;’ ‘Figurative Language in Gangsta Granny’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Discuss and evaluate how authors use language, including figurative language, to create an impact on the reader.’ Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is 21 pages in length!) I’ve also added it as a PDF in case the formatting differs on your computer. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Using Similes in Poetry; Complete Lesson  – Gangsta Granny

Using Similes in Poetry; Complete Lesson – Gangsta Granny

This download includes a complete, English lesson on the twenty-fifth chapter of the book Gangsta Granny by David Walliams. The lesson focuses on how to use similes and create poetry. The lesson uses the events in the chapter as a base. Children will read and discuss the chapter. There is a detailed PowerPoint to ensure children understand similes and look in detail at a short poem. The class will write a simile poem together and then the children will use writing frames and cloze sheets to create their own. There is also a short chapter summary sheet for children to complete to reflect on the chapter read. You will need a copy of the book Gangsta Granny; everything else needed is included in this download. This download includes: Full and detailed lesson plan Complete lesson PowerPoint Poem prompt sheet Example anchor chart Cloze sheet and answers Chapter review sheets This is the twenty-fifth chapter in my Gangsta Granny series of lessons, the first is here Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here ** Some of my other products: ** ** Big Science Bundle Pack** ** Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook ** Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit
TheGingerTeacher
Reading Pick a Path

Reading Pick a Path

Help reduce the dreaded holiday reading slump! Students choose from a range of fun reading and writing activities as they move their way from the start to the end of the map. Colour each square once completed. Works for a variety of levels and a range of texts. 4 different Reading Pick a Paths included! Also great if students are having time off during term time for any reason. Similar to reading bingo.
MrsHsRoom
70 Fun Spelling Activities

70 Fun Spelling Activities

70 Spelling activities to reinforce weekly spelling words. Can be used with EYFS, KS1, KS2, and KS3. Here is a large collection of spelling activities that can be used with a range of ages without much editing. I have tried to make them as interesting as possible by using fancy fonts, colours, images and GiFs. I have attached a few screen shots of some of the activities. The activities work best when shown on an ActivInspire Flipchart because there are GiF images and files attached, however, I have also converted the slides to PDF so all can use them. Some pages require you to add the spelling words, some do not. Please feel free to edit as you wish and suggest ways that this resource can be improved. I hope you enjoy them and get use out of them.
shhmakey
Monster Unit Year 2 Fiction Narrative and Poetry

Monster Unit Year 2 Fiction Narrative and Poetry

This is a unit of work based on Monsters. It uses a short clip by John Lewis Advert called Monster under the bed as inspiration. There are two weeks of English Fiction planning that incorporates immersion activities, imagination ideas, and opportunities for children to write simple poetry about feelings of fear. The unit then moves on to watching the short clip and planning ideas for a narrative. Children describe the monster, where it has come from and write their own adventure story. The resources include ideas of how to use the monster theme for topic work including DT and making a pesky monster punch drink, and thinking of ideas about how to trap a monster. Please also see ‘How to trap a wild thing Unit’ in the shop for Instructions only. Their are also ideas for monster ink art and science inflatable monsters ideas in the Powerpoint provided. It is considered useful to set children a holiday task/project before the unit commences and this has also been included. Thank you for choosing this fun and fabulous resource. I hope you find it engaging and useful.
rehanafazil
Writing Story Settings Lesson – Gangsta Granny

Writing Story Settings Lesson – Gangsta Granny

** Complete Lesson on Writing Settings Related to Gangsta Granny by David Walliams** This download includes a complete, lesson on writing story settings based on the twenty-fourth chapter of the book Gangsta Granny by David Walliams. Children will read and discuss the chapter. There is a PowerPoint to explain good settings with examples and the elements broken down. Children can then plan and write their own settings independently. There is also a short chapter summary sheet for children to complete to reflect on the chapter read. You will need a copy of the book Gangsta Granny; everything else needed is included in this download. Please note the page numbers referenced refer to the paperback version, although the page needed is indicated as clearly as possible to avoid any confusion. This download includes: Full and detailed lesson plan PowerPoint slides for the lesson Mind Map sheets LA Cloze sheets MA / HA writing frames Description word mats Chapter review sheets This is the twenty-fourth chapter in my Gangsta Granny series of lessons, the first is here Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here ** Some of my other products: ** ** Big Science Bundle Pack** ** Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook ** Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit
TheGingerTeacher
NEW Bundle - 2018 Key Stage 1 SATs Question Level Analysis (QLA) - Maths, Reading and SPaG

NEW Bundle - 2018 Key Stage 1 SATs Question Level Analysis (QLA) - Maths, Reading and SPaG

Includes: KS1 2018 Maths SATs QLA KS1 2018 Reading SATs QLA KS1 2018 Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar SATs QLA Easy to use Excel Spreadsheets to analyse the above SATs test scores using Question Level Analysis (QLA). All papers are analysed and will highlight students’ areas of strength and weaknesses in key maths (number, calculation, problem solving, handling data, shape and measurement), reading (drawing on knowledge of vocabulary to understand texts; identifying and explaining key aspects of fiction and non-fiction texts, such as characters, events, titles and information; identifying and explaining the sequence of events in texts; and making inferences from texts) and SPaG (grammatical terms/word classes; functions of sentences; combining words, phrases and clauses; verb tenses and consistency; punctuation; vocabulary; and spelling) areas. Simply add the students’ name and their score and the spreadsheet will update and produce graphs based on their answers.
hgj11myu
NEW - Key Stage 1 Reading 2018 SATs Question Level Analysis (QLA)

NEW - Key Stage 1 Reading 2018 SATs Question Level Analysis (QLA)

An easy to use Excel Spreadsheet to analyse the reading test scores from the 2018 KS1 SATs though Question Level Analysis (QLA). Both Papers 1 and 2 are analysed. Will highlight students’ areas of strength and weaknesses in key reading areas including: drawing on knowledge of vocabulary to understand texts; identifying and explaining key aspects of fiction and non-fiction texts, such as characters, events, titles and information; identifying and explaining the sequence of events in texts; and making inferences from texts. Simply add the students’ names and their scores and the spreadsheet will update and produce graphs.
hgj11myu
Books We've Read: Reading Display

Books We've Read: Reading Display

Needing some inspiration for my reading corner, I created this display in order to show case the children’s reading books. The idea behind it is that the book templates will be printed out for children to fill in whenever they complete a book. They can draw the front cover and fill in the blurb on the back and the teacher can laminate the books and hang them from a string underneath the heading. It’s a super cute idea to show off all the books that you’re class have read and let’s face it, it looks really colorful in your reading area. Included: *The display name: “Books we’ve Read” *Book templates to print out. (See cover photo for a clearer idea).
TheIrishTeacher
VCOP - A basic introduction

VCOP - A basic introduction

A 14-slide presentation illustrating how to use VCOP (Vocabulary, Connectives, Openers, Punctuation) in your classroom to enhance learning. Also included is a useful writing mat and 4 VCOP display triangles.
Lresources4teachers
Year 4 Planning Complete Year's Planning Numeracy Literacy KS2 & Aesop Cloze Worksheets Bundle

Year 4 Planning Complete Year's Planning Numeracy Literacy KS2 & Aesop Cloze Worksheets Bundle

Great mega bundle. A complete year’s planning. Plus great Aesop cloze worksheets. Incredible value. Please look at my shop for individual details. Below is one as an example: Planning for the Autumn term for year 4. You get 160 mb of material so good value imo. I taught mainly in Catholic schools so has a Catholic bent. But as we live in a multicultural society, this should be no problem. You get planning for: creative curriculum Literacy Numeracy P.E. (some) Science (some) R.E. (Advent etc) Loads of great lessons to ease your Sunday afternoons. Just cut and paste into your school template.
auntieannie
'Words to Replace SAID' Word Mat

'Words to Replace SAID' Word Mat

A word mat with a list of words to use instead of said depending on how a character is saying their speech. Broken up into different emotions too. I use this for my Year 5’s. They keep it in their own document wallet on their desk and pull it out when they need to add a bit of variety to their vocabulary in any lesson.
elasticbandy
Autumn Leaves Picture Poem Sheets -Yrs 1-3

Autumn Leaves Picture Poem Sheets -Yrs 1-3

Your young writers and emergent writers will feel as free as the sailing autumn leaves as they write on these leaf pictures. Three worksheets: Leaf colour similes, Autumn leaves can be (with guidance sheet) and a simpler version for younger children. The activities will support literacy and your autumn focus simultaneously, also offering scope for colouring.
katewilliams_poetry
{Free} Back To School Quiz With A QR Code Twist!

{Free} Back To School Quiz With A QR Code Twist!

This free Back To School Quiz With A QR Code Twist! is perfect for that exciting first day back! It will help your students break the ice with fellow students, get to know their teacher and find their way around the classroom. So much fun using mobile devices too! I have included 2 versions in this pack: UK English Colour Version UK English Ink Saving Version This is the content of the introduction image: Welcome back to school! Let’s have some fun with this ‘back to school’ quiz. There are 10 questions to answer – they will help you find out some things about your teacher, your friends and your classroom. Scan the image on the page with your mobile device to find the question. Write your answers on the sheet. Take your time, try your best and most of all – have fun! Welcome back to school! Check the images to see a list of the 10 questions/tasks. CONTENT: Cover List of questions - if printing, remember to remove these! Introduction for students to read Ten questions/tasks Answer sheets TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 18 RELATED RESOURCES Free Resources Teacher’s Toolkit Free
TeachersToolkit
Activities booklet - Detectives, recycling, slime and much more!

Activities booklet - Detectives, recycling, slime and much more!

Activities that can be used at any time or even as an afterschool club. Full lesson plans included with detailed information on how to set up and run sessions. Includes: -Detective training activity -Recycling/upcycle activities -Business (dragons den style) activities -Slime recipe -Chalk water colours -Beat master (game)
propelkids
Visual timetable with space to add L.I. or lesson theme

Visual timetable with space to add L.I. or lesson theme

Individual A4 sheets to print and laminate. The illustrations are older and afford the children the opportunity to see illustrations from the past from a variety of artists. Once laminated the lines provide space for the teacher to add a learning intention or the theme of the lesson.
dlwkazakos
Year 2 Instruction WAGOLLs (model text)- differentiated 3 ways with success criteria

Year 2 Instruction WAGOLLs (model text)- differentiated 3 ways with success criteria

This Year 2 Instruction pack of WAGOLLs is differentiated 3 ways, with accompanying differentiated success criteria. Kick starting a new English writing cycle with a WAGOLL (What A Good One Looks Like) is common in most primary schools. Writing a high-quality success criteria and model text to expose the children to the standard and quantity expected of them, when they finally write, is often the most time consuming element of planning and these texts have been written and differentiated to save your valuable time. If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact us - we will be more than happy to help. Please spread the word about our resources by leaving positive feedback and telling your colleagues. More texts are being drafted all of the time, in the build up to our return in September. Thank you! Please note that the preview image is not representative of the document you will receive upon download.
PrimaryWAGOLL
Kensuke's Kingdom KS2 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Kensuke's Kingdom KS2 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Michael Morpugo’s Kensuke’s Kingdom.’ Teachers have found them particularly useful in comprehension or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of children towards meeting the upper KS2 expectations within the new National Curriculum framework. Children love learning from these resources, whilst they are also of great use to teachers, as there is explicit information within each task regarding which comprehension strands the task is designed to demonstrate. They also relate to key extracts, characters, and themes from the story, ensuring that children gain a deep understanding of the text. Activities within the booklet include: ‘An Interview with Michael’s Parents’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Understand what is read by drawing on information from more than one paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas, and using quotations for illustration;’ ‘Morpugo’s Description’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Explain meanings of words that they know and ask the meaning of new words. Link the meaning of new words to words that they already know;’ ‘Michael’ and ‘Kensuke!’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Understand what is read by drawing on information from more than one paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas, and using quotations for illustration;’ ‘Figurative Language in Kensuke’s Kingdom’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Discuss and evaluate how authors use language, including figurative language, to create an impact on the reader.’ Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is over 20 pages in length!) I’ve also added it as a PDF in case the formatting differs on your computer. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Dictionary Work Lesson – Gangsta Granny

Dictionary Work Lesson – Gangsta Granny

Complete Lesson on Dictionary Work Related to Gangsta Granny This download includes a complete lesson on dictionary work, using the twenty-third chapter of the book Gangsta Granny. Children will read and discuss the chapter, there is a PowerPoint to explain ordering alphabetically to the class and some sample questions to practice together, before they try to answer questions independently. There is also a short chapter summary sheet for children to complete to reflect on the chapter read. You will need a copy of the book Gangsta Granny; everything else needed is included in this download. Please note the page numbers referenced refer to the paperback version, although the page needed is indicated as clearly as possible to avoid any confusion. This download includes: Full and detailed lesson plan PowerPoint slides for the lesson Question sheets (3 differentiated) Complete answer keys Chapter review sheets This is the twenty-third chapter in my Gangsta Granny series of lessons, the first is here Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here ** Some of my other products: ** ** Big Science Bundle Pack** ** Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook ** Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit
TheGingerTeacher
Year 3 Narrative Lessons

Year 3 Narrative Lessons

Generic narrative literacy lesson plans for when you are using ICT in the literacy lesson such as word processors, presenation software or telling stories with images using MS Photostory.
ictesolutionsau
Phonics - Phase 3 ULTIMATE BUNDLE!

Phonics - Phase 3 ULTIMATE BUNDLE!

Contents: 27 Phoneme Spotter Stories - each story is based around a different phoneme and a different alien. Fluency Strips - 400 sentences covering all 27 of the phase 3 sounds. Laminate, cut and attach with a keyring for easy to use phonics sentences. Phoneme Hunt - 27 sheets. Scan the lines to find all of the target phonemes. Read it, Make it, Write it - 20 word cards for each of the 27 phase 3 sounds. 540 word cards in total. Choose a card and place it on the work mat. Make the word from play-doh, lego or magnetic letters, then write it (with the option of handwriting lines or not). Roll, Write, Read - 27 game boards, one for each of the 27 phase 3 phonemes. Roll the dice, trace over (or cross out) the word in that column, roll again. Which number will win? Speedy Readies - 27 sheets, one for each of the phase 3 phonemes. Children (one blue and one green) take it in turns to read a word from the sheet. Once they’re confident, put them against the clock and see if they can beat their scores! Spot the Word - 27 sheets, one for each of the phase 3 phonemes. Each row has two words. Read one of the out and ask the children to circle it. Once they’re confident, choose a child to be the leader and watch their self-esteem soar! Word Searches - 27 word searches, one for each of the phase 3 phonemes. Each wordsearch has at least 9 words to find. All horizontal or vertical, no diagonal. Word Sorts - 27 words sorts, one for each of the phase 3 phonemes. Each phoneme has one sorting table, 14 real words and 14 nonsense words.
ElizaMorrell
Peer Assessment Card

Peer Assessment Card

An easy template for students to complete when peer assessing work. The tick boxes are taken from non-negotiable for years 5/6 in English but could easily be altered to suit your activity.
conmcclafferty
Phonics - Phase 3 & 5 - Word Sliders

Phonics - Phase 3 & 5 - Word Sliders

28 word sliders for phase 3 and 5 sounds. Print onto card, cut everything out, slice holes in the end sound cards, thread the beginning sound strips through and voila, easy to make phonics activity! Contains sliders for zz, ng, ai, ee, igh, oo (both sounds), ar, ay, ie, aw, ew, oe
ElizaMorrell
Refugee Boy KS3 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Refugee Boy KS3 Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This resource booklet contains a wide range of age-appropriate, engaging, and meaningful comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Benjamin Zephaniah’s ‘Refugee Boy.’ Teachers have found them particularly useful in comprehension or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of children towards meeting the KS3 expectations within the new National Curriculum framework. Children have found these resources extremely engaging, and for teachers there is explicit information within each task regarding which comprehension strands the task is designed to demonstrate. They also relate to key extracts, characters, and themes from the story, ensuring that children gain a deep understanding of the text. Activities within the booklet include: ‘Context: Eritrean-Ethiopian War’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Know the purpose, audience and context of the writing and drawing on this knowledge to support comprehension.’ ‘Zephaniah’s Description’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Know how language, including figurative language, vocabulary choice, grammar, text structure and organisational features, present meaning.’ ‘Mr and Mrs Fitzgerald Character Profile’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Study setting, plot, and characterisation, and the effects of these.’ ‘Vocabulary Inspector’ - to enable students to demonstrate that they can: ‘Learn new vocabulary, relating it explicitly to known vocabulary and understanding it with the help of context and dictionaries.’ Plus many, many more activities (the booklet is 23 pages in length!) I’ve also added it as a PDF in case the formatting differs on your computer. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Phonics Screening Check (Generator)

Phonics Screening Check (Generator)

This isn’t just one phonics screening check, or two…or three. This resource draws on a bank of over 1000 (editable) words to randomly generate 1000s of checks at just the push of a button. Answer sheets and pupil cards are randomly generated and then all you have to do is print and go! For each check, 40 words are generated (20 real words and 20 pseudo words) in line with the national checks and should be carried out in exactly the same way using the corresponding pupil cards. Also included is a colour coded tracking sheet to easily track pupils across the academic year. Enter names, enter scores and the spreadsheet will do the rest and calculate a class average, These resources are great to prepare pupils for the phonics screening check and to track pupils progress throughout the year.
mrajlong
Holiday BINGO Party Game

Holiday BINGO Party Game

Have you always wanted to play Christmas BINGO with your class of 20-40 or even more but you can only make so many unique BINGO cards? Worry not because this resource is here to solve that! Holiday BINGO Party Game is designed so individual player could make their own unique set of cards! Why is this perfect for a large group of players? Just like the total numbers of balls in a real BINGO game, this fun resource includes 75 vocabulary words related to Christmas It includes blank templates so players could create their own set of BINGO cards. Players can make and use up to two cards for each round to make the game more competitive and thrilling (they can’t blame you this time if they don’t win the game, can they?) It has ready-to-print word cards for calling out words There are 8 clever winning patterns illustrated in a Christmas-themed PowerPoint presentation to make each round more exciting! Liven up that holiday party you’ve been planning all along with this Holiday BINGO Party Game! Follow us on Facebook or visit our website English Teaching 101
englishteaching101