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!

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Created: Oct 30, 2019

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