Year 2 Reading Comprehension Paper - Inventors (materials) - Science

This resource is a non-fiction comprehension activity for year 2, with a focus on the science curriculum topic of ‘materials.’ The booklet covers the three inventors covered in the science curriculum: John McAdam, Charles Macintosh & John Dunlop.
It is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper and includes 3 differentiated levels.
There are a range of ‘what,’ ‘where,’ ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. Answers are also included.

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  • Preview-Page-3---Lower-Ability.pdf

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Created: Jan 5, 2018

Updated: Oct 5, 2019


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