Year 1 comprehensions - Materials - science

This resource contains 6 comprehension activities suitable for using with year 1 or lower ability year 2.
They each contain a short piece of text with words that can be sounded out. There are three keywords included with picture clues.
The text is followed by 5 simple questions.

The theme in this pack is ‘Materials.’ The following materials from the year 1 science curriculum are included:

(1) Wood
(2) Plastic
(3) Glass
(4) Metal
(5) Water
(6) Rock

There is also a PowerPoint included in the pack containing a slide for each text so that you can go through the comprehensions before the children complete them. Each slide also contains 3 words that are trickier to sound out, with sound buttons underneath them.

PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

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Created: Feb 15, 2018

Updated: Oct 5, 2019


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