World War 2 by DK Comprehension KS2
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.
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Created: Nov 16, 2017

Updated: May 6, 2019

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