Creative Primary Literacy
Creative Primary Literacy
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Literacy and topic resources for students from Year 3 to Year 6. Resources are either free or very, very cheap as I believe that every £ spent should relieve stress, lessen your workload and advance your students' experiences in school.

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A reading comprehension activity, or informational text, with comprehension and grammar questions followed by an extension task about the life of famous scientist, Isaac Newton. The activity is perfect for students in Year 5 or Year 6.

Included in this PDF printable resource:

  • An informational text
  • A comprehension activity with ten questions
  • Two grammar questions about the text
  • An extension writing activity
  • An answer sheet for self-assessment or teacher use

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This resource is great for:

  • In class learning
  • Independent work
  • Homework
  • Guided reading sessions
  • Assessment practice
  • Reading interventions
  • Emergency sub plans

The activity requires NO PREP; it has a body of text that students need to read through thoroughly; then they can use the text to find the comprehension and grammar answers. All texts then have an extension activity for those fast finishers and answers, for teacher use, are on the final page of the document.

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Time allowance to complete:
5 minutes - read through the text individually.
40 minutes - answer questions using the text as guidance (including extension activity)
15 minutes - Teacher and students go through the text and answers.

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UKS2 Literacy - Famous Scientists Reading Comprehension & Writing Mega Bundle

The bundle focuses on famous scientists throughout history, most notably Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton and Marie Curie, but also Charles Darwin, Galileo and Stephen Hawking. The bundle contains six reading comprehension activities about the individual scientists, three biography writing units, and a discussion based writing activity about who is the most influential scientist of all time. The activities are perfect for students in Year 5 or Year 6. 21 Lessons, or 21 hours of activities, with NO PREP needed! Firstly, there are six reading comprehension activities, or informational texts, about: * Albert Einstein * Isaac Newton * Marie Curie * Galileo * Stephen Hawking * Charles Darwin These activities require NO PREP and have a body of text that students need to read through thoroughly; then they can use the text to find the comprehension and grammar answers. All texts then have an extension activity for those fast finishers. Answers, for teacher use, are on the final page of each document. Secondly, there are three biography writing units about Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton and Marie Curie. The units have been split into four separate lessons which will take students approximately 40-50 minutes each. Finally, there is a discussion based writing unit discussing who is the most influential scientist of all time. The unit has been split into four separate lessons which will take students approximately 40-50 minutes each. Good luck, I hope you get some great results! We specialize in play scripts, we have a William Shakespeare collection with Richard III, Macbeth and Hamlet. We also have a good selection of Christmas play scripts including Elf, The Santa Clause and A Christmas Carol. For more resources visit the [Creative Primary Literacy](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Irvine109) store.

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UKS2 History -Isaac Newton Reading Comprehension & Biography Bundle

Two great activities that would span 5 lessons on famous scientist, Isaac Newton. Perfect for students in Year 5 or Year 6 learning about key figures from science. NO PREP is needed! Firstly, there is a reading comprehension activity - children need to read through an informational text, and then answer comprehension and grammar questions, before completing an extension activity. Secondly, there is a biography writing unit. The unit has been split into four separate lessons which will take students approximately 40-50 minutes each. Ideal for students learning about famous scientists. Good luck, I hope you get some great results! We specialize in play scripts, we have a William Shakespeare collection with Richard III, Macbeth and Hamlet. We also have a good selection of Christmas play scripts including Elf, The Santa Clause and A Christmas Carol. For more great activities visit [Creative Primary Literacy](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Irvine109).

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UKS2 Science - Famous Scientists Reading Comprehension Bundle

This reading comprehension bundle contains six activities about the lives of some of the most famous scientists throughout history. It includes individual activities on: **Albert Einstein Sir Isaac Newton Charles Darwin Marie Curie Stephen Hawking Galileo** Students have to read the text and then answer questions. The resource is ideal for homework activities, reading group activities, guided reading, exam/test preparation etc. Each worksheet requires NO PREP and has a body of text that students need to read through thoroughly; then they can use the text to find the comprehension and grammar answers. All texts then have an extension activity for those fast finishers. Answers, for teacher use, are on the final page of the document. Time allowance per activity ( one hour) 5 minutes - read through the text individually. 40 minutes - answer questions using the text as guidance (including extension activity) 15 minutes - Teacher and students go through the text and answers. We also have a Non-Fiction edition with 10 activities for just £4.00: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/non-fiction-reading-comprehension-activity-book-12000735 And, a World War II Collection with 10 ativities for just £4.00: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/reading-comprehension-activity-book-world-war-ii-collection-12005856 We also specialise in play scripts, we have a William Shakespeare collection with Richard III, Macbeth and Hamlet. And we have a good selection of Christmas play scripts including Elf, The Santa Clause and A Christmas Carol.

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