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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

Year 7 Reading Exam with Mark Scheme

Year 7 Reading Exam with Mark Scheme

Year 7 end of year reading exam. Covers reading skills in poetry, prose and Shakespeare. Source based with GCSE exam style questions. Student do not need to study the Sources before they sit the exam. Differentiation for lower ability could include reading through the sources prior to the test or studying the sources prior to the test.

By partridgel

Guided Reading Questions and planning

Guided Reading Questions and planning

This includes the teacher led questions for 4 novels, which covers 3 weeks (based on the teacher reading to each group once a week). It will require the children to read certain chapters at home. It also includes some preparation questions and follow-up activities. The texts and questions are aimed at Upper KS2 or Lower KS3. The novels included: The Animals of Farthing Wood The Secret Garden Face The Fastest Boy in the World

By sophieharris36

Brain Quest

Brain Quest

Students in groups (3-4) discuss which the answer to the question is. They can also post question if it´s agreed with the teacher

By Olynj

Conversation Cards

Conversation Cards

This is a set of cards with questions for conversation. You can create many activities using them or simply have students answer the questions in each card.

By Olynj

Year 1 comprehension - Autumn

Year 1 comprehension - Autumn

This resource contains 4 comprehension activities suitable for using with year 1 or lower ability year 2. They each contain a short piece of text with words that can be sounded out. There are three trickier words which have pictures to help children work out what they say. The text is followed by 5 simple questions. The theme in this pack is 'Autumn.' There are four different comprehensions: What happens in the autumn What to do in the autumn - go for a woodland walk What to do in the autumn - make a leaf hedgehog How to go blackberry picking There is also a PowerPoint included in the pack containing a slide for each text so that you can go through the comprehensions before the children complete them. Each slide also contains 3 words that are trickier to sound out, with sound buttons underneath them. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds