Year 1 comprehensions - Pancake Day (Shrove Tuesday)

This resource contains 4 comprehension activities all about Pancake Day/Shrove Tuesday. They are 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 trickier words which have pictures to help children work out what they say.
The text is followed by 5 simple questions.

The theme in this pack is ‘Pancakes.’ There are four different pdf comprehensions:

  • Pancake ingredients
  • Pancake recipe
  • What is Shrove Tuesday?
  • How to flip a pancake

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.

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  • Preview-Page-2.pdf

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Created: Dec 21, 2017

Updated: Oct 25, 2019


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