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World War 2 by DK Comprehension KS2
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World War 2 by DK Comprehension KS2

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Detailed and comprehensive text on the political and economic context of WW2 and the reasons as to why the war broke out. Ideal for an English/History Year 5 or 6 lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children's illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World by Kate Pankhurst Comprehension KS2
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Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World by Kate Pankhurst Comprehension KS2

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Great non-fiction text about Inspiring Women who changed the world. In this extract, the lives of Jane Austin and Frida Kahlo are examined. Ideal for an English lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children's illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
Oranges in No Man's Land by Elizabeth Laird Comprehension KS2
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Oranges in No Man's Land by Elizabeth Laird Comprehension KS2

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A wonderful novel based on true events by award-winning author Elizabeth Laird. The extract touches on many modern themes: Loss, civil war, refugees. Ideal for an English lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children’s illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
Spiders Guinness Book of Records 2019 Comprehension KS2
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Spiders Guinness Book of Records 2019 Comprehension KS2

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Fascinating text about spiders (most venomous, smallest, largest webs, noisiest spider) from the Guinness World Records of 2017. Ideal for an English or Science lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children’s illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
Suitcase Kid by Jackeline Wilson Comprehension Year 4/5
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Suitcase Kid by Jackeline Wilson Comprehension Year 4/5

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Jackeline Wilson touches on many modern themes: divorce, friendship, loss, family life etc. Ideal for an English lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children’s illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
KS2 Comprehensions
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KS2 Comprehensions

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A set of 10 differentiated comprehensions from distinguished authors like Roald Dahl, Michael Morpurgo, David Almond, Anthony Horotwiz, Michelle Magorian and Ted Hughes. As well as non-fiction tests on Anne Frank, Ernest Shackleton, Scott of the Antartic and NASA. on All comprehension come with illustrations of over 60 key words and phrases. And detailed mark schemes. Ideal for upper KS2.
What is Dementia? by Alzheimer Research UK Comprehension Year 5/6
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What is Dementia? by Alzheimer Research UK Comprehension Year 5/6

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With growing number of suffers, this text is perfect introduction to dementia and Alzheimer’s for pupils and young carers. It includes information on the causes of dementia, the symptoms, treatment, the different types of dementia and how to care for someone with dementia. Ideal for an English or PSHE lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children’s illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
Newspaper report Bank robbery
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Newspaper report Bank robbery

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Example of a newspaper report on a heist at HSBC bank with a self-assessment checklist. Great for going over the features of a newspaper report: strap line, introduction, witness statement, official statement and re-orientation, key phrases e.g. It appears that, it is believed that etc. Ideal for 'hooking' boys into writing, I got some great pieces of writing from my class and in particular the boys who thoroughly enjoyed the role-play and drama. This resources has been downloaded over 6,194 times. Selling for £2.
The history of Aviation by NASA comprehension KS2
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The history of Aviation by NASA comprehension KS2

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A great non-fiction text analysing the history of aviation by NASA. The text is full of rich language ideal for guided reading, literacy, topic, booster/intervention. The text starts off with the early stages of flight and examines the role pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright played in the development of the aeroplane followed by World War I and the 'first air war' to current day and passenger jets. Differentiated, mark scheme and key words with illustrations to support vocabulary development. Great buy!
Chinese Cinderella comprehension KS2
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Chinese Cinderella comprehension KS2

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Award-winning autobiography by Adeline Yen Mah based on true story. These extracts are from the preface and chapter 8 and 12. Adeline has used some wonderful language to describe her childhood in China, and is an excellent read. Differentiated comprehension (L/M/H abilities) and trademark illustrations for key words and phrases. Great opportunities for discussion. Ideal for Literacy, guided reading, homework, private tuition or intervention. Enjoy!
Year 3 Comprehensions
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Year 3 Comprehensions

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10 wonderful non-fiction and narrative texts and comprehensions from classic authors including: Roald Dahl, L.F Baum, Michael Bond, Lewis Caroll and Michael Bond…All comprehension focus on two reading assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inference) questions and trademark flashcards with key words and phrases.
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Comprehension KS2
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Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Comprehension KS2

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The original (not abridged) opening chapters of a classic children's novel from Lewis Carroll. Ideal for an English lesson (Year 3 or), guided reading, intervention, tuition or homework. It comes with differentiated comprehensions focusing on reading assessment domains: 2B (retrieval) and 2D (inference). Ideal for English (Year 3 or 4) , whole class/carousel guided reading, intervention, tuition or homework. Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children's illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Comprehension KS2
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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Comprehension KS2

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One of Charles Dickens’ most popular novels and a classic of English children’s literature. The extract is from the chapter in which Charles Dickens describes Ebenezer Scrooge - But he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone, Scrooge! a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner! Hard and sharp as flint… Ideal for a Year 5 or 6 English lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children’s illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
Lord of Flies by William Golding Comprehension KS2
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Lord of Flies by William Golding Comprehension KS2

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William Golding's most famous novel. I have chosen the beginning of chapter 9, where the author describes the island and when Ralph and Jack argue over who should lead the' tribe.' Ideal for a Year 5 or 6 English lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children's illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
Roman Baths Comprehension KS2
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Roman Baths Comprehension KS2

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Rich, high-quality non-fiction text about Roman Baths. Ideal for an English or History/Topic lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes pictures of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching.
Robots Science Museum KS2 Comprehension
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Robots Science Museum KS2 Comprehension

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A text taken from the Science Museum exploring the relationship between robots and humans. Ideal for an English or DT/History/Topic lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes pcitures of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching.
UN Rights of a Child by UNESCO Comprehension KS2
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UN Rights of a Child by UNESCO Comprehension KS2

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UNESCO presents a fascinating summary on The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) including 42 articles. Child-friendly but with ample content and vocabulary to challenge Year 5/6 pupils… Ideal for an English/PSHE/Topic lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes pictures of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching.
BREXIT - What is the EU? Guardian Newspaper Comprehension KS2
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BREXIT - What is the EU? Guardian Newspaper Comprehension KS2

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Very topical newspaper report explaining BREXIT and the EU including the: structure, institutions, culture, economy and member states. Child-friendly but with ample content and vocabulary to challenge Year 5/6 pupils… Ideal for an English/PSHE/Topic lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes pictures of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching.
Sherlock Holmes -  A Scandal In Bohemia by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Comprehension KS2
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Sherlock Holmes - A Scandal In Bohemia by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Comprehension KS2

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An extract from a Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic Tales from A Scandal In Bohemia. The chapter is from Sherlock Holmes’ encounter with a veiled lady. Ideal for Year 5 - 6 and literacy, whole class reading, topic, intervention or homework. Differentiated comprehensions focusing on assessment domains: 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children’s illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
1984 by George Orwell Comprehension KS2
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1984 by George Orwell Comprehension KS2

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A must-read for everyone! Why not expose Year 5 and 6 children to such a wonderful text? The opening introduces key themes and characters and therefore younger pupil are able to acess the text. Differentiated comprehensions focusing on assessment strands 2B (Retrieval questions) and 2D (Inference questions). Ideal for whole class guided reading, intervention, literacy, tuition pr homwork. Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children's illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.