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Library Challenge Cards

Library Challenge Cards

These ‘Library Challenge’ cards were made for my class library, but they could be used in a school library as well. The idea was just to get the children excited about reading and properly engaged with the books, and they’ve really enjoyed working through the activities – an added bonus being that I use this work to decorate the walls of our library. There’s a selection of 10 Library Challenge Cards, plus a ‘Library Challenge of the Week’ which just allows for changing things up a little without having to print and laminate more cards.

By sh2810

Harry Potter Comprehension

Harry Potter Comprehension

An activity to revise and test students understanding of a story. Using Harry Potter allows the students to connect to a well known text. ***The extract used is copyright of the author J.K Rowling.

By Sazo123

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 Book Club Format - Sequence of Events (CCSS)

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 Book Club Format - Sequence of Events (CCSS)

Use I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 to Teach Sequence of EventsThis Book Club Bundle for I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 is an excellent choice for 5th and 6th grade readers who are ready to begin using more sophisticated comprehension strategies. This package includes a Common Core aligned lesson plan and resources designed to support small group reading instruction that focuses on Sequence of Events.Here's What You'll Get:- Interactive Lesson Plan for 5 Book Club Meetings Focusing on Sequence of Events- Chapter by Chapter Discussion Guide- Chapter by Chapter Vocabulary Guide- Book Club Calendar- Conversation Prompts- Expectations for Book Club Anchor Chart / Student Reference Sheet- Student Self Evaluation Forms- Student Reading Response Guide- Comprehension Assessment Rubric- Common Core State Standard Assessment All of the lesson plans and activities included in this package are aligned to the Common Core Standards for fourth grade. I hope that you will enjoy using my resources along with your copy or copies of “I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912” by Lauren Tarshis.If you have any questions about the resources included in this set please email me at AmyMackenzie@BookPagez.com. It will be my pleasure to reply and help you in any way I can.

By BookPagez

The Witches - Reading Comprehension

The Witches - Reading Comprehension

Opening chapter from The Witches by Roald Dahl (available from, and with kind permission of, Love Reading 4 Kids)- Differentiated comprehension questions to match the text provided - LA/ MA and HA- Answers for each comprehension for ease of marking- Ticks at the bottom of the page identify which ability group the questions are suitable for.- Text can be used for Guided Reading and questions used as a follow up activity.- Can be used as an assessment activity

By ReadingResourcesforTeachers

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Reading Comprehension

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Reading Comprehension

Opening chapter from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl (available from, and with kind permission of, Love Reading 4 Kids)- Differentiated comprehension questions to match the text provided - LA/ MA and HA- Answers for each comprehension for ease of marking- Ticks at the bottom of the page identify which ability group the questions are suitable for.- Text can be used for Guided Reading and questions used as a follow up activity.- Can be used as an assessment activity

By ReadingResourcesforTeachers

Roald Dahl Reading Comprehension Bundle

Roald Dahl Reading Comprehension Bundle

A variety of Roald Dahl texts to engage and challenge your pupils. All resources in this bundle have:- A text for children to read from a popular children's book- Follow up comprehensions for each text, mostly differentiated three ways- Answers for each comprehension for ease of marking- Over 6 weeks of guided reading resources ready for you to use

By ReadingResourcesforTeachers

Plant Lifecycle and Needs Nonfiction Reading Passages

Plant Lifecycle and Needs Nonfiction Reading Passages

The Bundle is now available! Save 20% + ALL future unit updates FREE!Plant Lifecycle and Needs: the texts included in this bundle are nonfiction texts about plants.This pack would make a good addition to your science unit. I created for use for reading & comprehension fluency. These cards are non-fictional passages about plants. There are six cards in total with two levels. Level 1 is of grades 1-3 reading level and level 2 is of K-1 reading level. You may choose the set that you want to print out, laminate and reuse. I use the easier sets with my ESL students. Reading comprehension is one of the most important skills teachers can impart to their students. Help students develop critical thinking skills with this set.What's included:- 6 passage cards for level 1 (Grades 2-3) with questions for responding to the text.- 6 passage cards for level 2 (Grades K-1) with questions for responding to the text.- 3 response sheets- 2 independent comprehension readers (each level) and questions to follow.Skills these cards address are:- identifying details- understanding content- fluency- expanding vocabulary- drawing conclusionsYou might like these other leveled reading comprehension task cards:Christmas Around the World 1Christmas Around the World 2Christmas Around the World 3Spiders, Bats, & PumpkinsClassifying AnimalsNatural DisastersPenguinsReindeers, Christmas Beetles, Christmas TreesArtctic AnimalsFood ChainsApples & Johnny AppleseedThanksgiving & Forest AnimalsThe RainforestOcean AnimalsNew Year's Day, MLK Junior, & Chinese New YearWeather & SeasonsEasterThe Nervous SystemCommon Core Standards:CC.1.RL.1 – Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.CC.1.RL.2 - Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.CC.1.RF.3 – Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.CC.1.L.4 - Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 1 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.RF.1.4: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.How to use these cards:There are many options upon using these cards and they are all depending on preferences. In literacy centres, you could print, laminate and instruct students to highlight the key evidence from the text, as well as look for meanings in new vocabulary.You could also print out the black and white versions and give each student a different text to work on. Following this, they could summarize their text in writing or they could orally present it to the class.

By seaofknowledge

Year 1 Common Exception Words Minibeast Bunting

Year 1 Common Exception Words Minibeast Bunting

Year 1 Common Exception Words Minibeast Bunting: A series of brightly coloured minibeast themed bunting including all of the Y1 CEW. Includes plain minibeast themed flags for a longer string of bunting.This product is available for phonics phases 2 to 5 and Y1 and Y2 common exception words. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Year 2 Common Exception Words Minibeast Bunting

Year 2 Common Exception Words Minibeast Bunting

Year 2 Common Exception Words Minibeast Bunting: A series of brightly coloured minibeast themed bunting including all of the Y2 CEW. Includes plain minibeast themed flags for a longer string of bunting.This product is available for phonics phases 2 to 5 and Y1 and Y2 common exception words. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Dinosaur Word Recognition -Phonics Phase 5

Dinosaur Word Recognition -Phonics Phase 5

Dinosaur Word Recognition -Phonics Phase 5: A series of 5 sheets where children identify and colour decodable and tricky words on dinosaurs. A fun dinosaur-themed activity to aid quick recognition of all Phase 5 decodable and tricky words.This product is available for phonics phases 2-5 tricky and decodable words and Years 1 and 2 common exception words. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Dinosaur Word Recognition -Phonics Phase 3

Dinosaur Word Recognition -Phonics Phase 3

Dinosaur Word Recognition -Phonics Phase 3: A series of 5 sheets where children identify and colour decodable and tricky words on dinosaurs. A fun dinosaur-themed activity to aid quick recognition of all Phase 3 decodable and tricky words.This product is available for phonics phases 2-5 tricky and decodable words and Years 1 and 2 common exception words. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Dinosaur Word Recognition -Phonics Phase 2

Dinosaur Word Recognition -Phonics Phase 2

Dinosaur Word Recognition -Phonics Phase 2: A series of 7 sheets where children identify and colour decodable and tricky words on dinosaurs. A fun dinosaur-themed activity to aid quick recognition of all Phase 2 decodable and tricky words.This product is available for phonics phases 2-5 tricky and decodable words and Years 1 and 2 common exception words. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Dinosaur Word Recognition -Year 2 Common Exception Words

Dinosaur Word Recognition -Year 2 Common Exception Words

Dinosaur Word Recognition -Year 2 Common Exception Words A series of 13 sheets where children identify and colour Common Exception Words. A fun dinosaur-themed activity to aid quick recognition of all Y2 CEW. This product is available for phonics phases 2-5 tricky and decodable words and Years 1 and 2 common exception words. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Dinosaur Word Recognition -Year 1 Common Exception Words

Dinosaur Word Recognition -Year 1 Common Exception Words

Dinosaur Word Recognition -Year 1 Common Exception Words A series of 9 sheets where children identify and colour Common Exception Words. A fun dinosaur-themed activity to aid quick recognition of all Y1 CEW. This product is available for phonics phases 2-5 tricky and decodable words and Years 1 and 2 common exception words. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Year 5/6/P6, P7 Key Stage 2 3 Reading Comprehensions SATS Revision (2016+) or Guided Reading (Pt. 3)

Year 5/6/P6, P7 Key Stage 2 3 Reading Comprehensions SATS Revision (2016+) or Guided Reading (Pt. 3)

3 original texts with comprehension questions and answers. 3 text types: An original fiction story, a non-fiction text on medieval childhood and a travel review. The wording and content of the questions are based on the 2016 English SATS reading paper and sample government materials. These could also be used for guided reading groups. This is part three of the original story, however, it can be used on its own or in conjunction with parts one and two.

By ElliottEducational

Mother's Day Coloring Bookmarks – 12 Printable Bookmarks to color and make for Mom / Mum

Mother's Day Coloring Bookmarks – 12 Printable Bookmarks to color and make for Mom / Mum

Print and color these 12 Mother's Day bookmarks!They are super easy to make, and there are 12 different black and white designs to choose from over 3 pages. Both "mom" and "mum" spellings are included for each design.Please visit my store for other Mother's Day and holiday coloring pages and printables, including DIY Mother's Day gift boxes, bookmarks, coloring pages, letterheads, coupons and Mother's Day cards!---------- PRODUCT DETAILS: ----------• Number of Pages: 12 different bookmarks, 4 pages total• Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate• File Format: 4 xPDF files - Instant digital download• Page Dimensions: 8.5 x 11″ (Letter)• License: Personal use and classroom use only---------- PLEASE NOTE: ----------• The photos above are an example of how this product can be colored. The actual product is black and white so you can color it yourself.

By Sarahrenaeclark

A Bear Called Paddington Comprehension KS2

A Bear Called Paddington Comprehension KS2

The opening chapters of A Bear Called Paddington, a modern-day classic from Michael Bond. Mr and Mrs Brown cannot believe their eyes when they find an awkward looking bear in Paddington...Differentiated comprehension focusing on inference. Ideal for Guided Reading, Literacy, homework, boosters/intervention. Key words and phrases come with illustrations to support and aid vocabulary acquisition. Detailed mark-scheme. Enjoy!

By benserghin

Fantastic Mr Fox - Reading Comprehension

Fantastic Mr Fox - Reading Comprehension

Opening chapters from Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl (available from, and with kind permission of, Love Reading 4 Kids)- Differentiated comprehension questions to match the text provided - LA/ MA and HA- Answers for each comprehension for ease of marking- Ticks at the bottom of the page identify which ability group the questions are suitable for.- Text can be used for Guided Reading and questions used as a follow up activity.- Can be used as an assessment activity

By ReadingResourcesforTeachers

The Boy in the Dress First 10 Lessons Bundle

The Boy in the Dress First 10 Lessons Bundle

The Boy in the Dress First 10 Lessons BundleThis download includes the first 10 chapter lessons on the book The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams.All the individual lessons are available separately in my shop here.Thanks for looking. Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here.*****************************************************************************My other English products: Complete Instruction Writing Unit Complete Persuasive Writing Unit Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit *****************************************************************************

By TheGingerTeacher

Year 2 comprehension - How to build a sancastle (seaside)

Year 2 comprehension - How to build a sancastle (seaside)

This resource is a comprehension activity for year 2, perfect for using in the summer term. There are three differentiated sets of instructions on how to build a sandcastle, with differentiated questions.It is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper. There are a range of 'what, ' 'where' 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. Enjoy!

By blossomingminds

The Boy in the Dress Lesson Bundle

The Boy in the Dress Lesson Bundle

The Boy in the Dress Lesson BundleThis download includes all 22 chapter lessons on the book The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams.All the individual lessons are available separately in my store here.Thanks for looking. Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here.*****************************************************************************My other English products: Complete Instruction Writing Unit Complete Persuasive Writing Unit Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit *****************************************************************************

By TheGingerTeacher

KS1 SATS Reading Assessment 1:1 T/P Conference for Familiar Book This Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown

KS1 SATS Reading Assessment 1:1 T/P Conference for Familiar Book This Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown

KS1 Reading Assessment form to assess Expected Level Reading at end of KS1 based on NEW KS1 Reading KPIs / National CurriculumA 1:1 assessment format for teachers that contains ALL end of KS1 (Year 2) Reading KPIs to meet the Expected StandardBased on popular picture book: This Rabbit Belongs to Emily BrownAssessement: Child reads the book 1:1 with teacher (Should be familiar with book and had it read before hand) Assessment sheet designed as tick sheet against national standards for expected level and space to record children's responses to inference questions.This form has been created using the exemplification materials from the STA for reading (online) as a guide and model.

By donmac2

Year 6 Reading Revision

Year 6 Reading Revision

This is two short comprehension activities focused on the skills of explaining word meaning in context and retrieving and recording information. It includes a short extract and questions in a SATs style for each skill. This is a great revision activity for Year 6.

By aliworgan

Year 2 non-fiction comprehension - How to prepare a picnic

Year 2 non-fiction comprehension - How to prepare a picnic

This resource is a non-fiction comprehension activity for year 2, perfect for using in the summer term. There are three differentiated sets of instructions on how to prepare a picnic, with differentiated questions.It is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper. There are a range of 'what, ' 'where' 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. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds