A term's comrehension pack (A)

A term's comrehension pack (A)

A non-fiction, term's worth, bundle that covers real new stories. There is a focus on Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) themes which are often hard to cover using traditional materials. 3 sets, each of 10 questions are included in each resource, along with answers,allowing the resources to be used for all learners from able Y1, through KS2 and into KS3. All of our resources are matched to the expectations the SATs from 2016 onwards. The questions are therefore aimed at KS1, lower KS2 and upper KS2. References to the new ‘content domains’ are included for each question. .
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A term's comprehension pack (B)

A term's comprehension pack (B)

A non-fiction, term's worth, bundle that covers real new stories. There is a focus on Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) themes which are often hard to cover using traditional materials. 3 sets, each of 10 questions are included in each resource, along with answers,allowing the resources to be used for all learners from able Y1, through KS2 and into KS3. All of our resources are matched to the expectations the SATs from 2016 onwards. The questions are therefore aimed at KS1, lower KS2 and upper KS2. References to the new ‘content domains’ are included for each question. .
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Who is Banksy - reading comprehension

Who is Banksy - reading comprehension

This reading comprehension uses a BBC Newsround text about the street artist 'Banksy'. The resource contains a version of the text formatted for easy printing, 3 sets of questions differentiated for use with pupils across KS1 and KS2. The resource contains content domain references for the SATs reading test and would also be suitable for supporting readers in KS3.
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Cassini - reading comprehension

Cassini - reading comprehension

This reading comprehension resource supports a BBC Newsround text about the Cassini space probe. The resource contains a version of the text, formatted for easy printing and 3 sets of questions differentiated for pupils throughout KS1 and 2 (the resource is also suitable for supporting readers in KS3). Answers and content domain references are also included.
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Hurricane names - reading comprehension

Hurricane names - reading comprehension

With hurricanes and other storms currently in the news, this resource supports a BBC Newsround text which explains why storms are given names. The resource contains links to the original text where video links can be found to support a lesson, a version of the text formatted for easy printing and 3 sets of questions differentiated for pupils throughout KS1 and 2 (the resource is also suitable for supporting readers in KS3). Answers and content domain references are also included.
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Hurricane Irma - reading comprehension

Hurricane Irma - reading comprehension

This reading comprehension supports a BBC News text which compares Hurricane Irma to other hurricanes that have occurred in the past. The resources contains 3 sets of questions differentiated for use in KS 1-2. It is also suitable for supporting readers in KS3. Answers and content domain references for each question.
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Princess Di - reading comprehension resource

Princess Di - reading comprehension resource

This reading comprehension supports a text from BBC Newsround which explains who Princess Diana was and why she is currently in the news. The resource contains 3 sets of questions differentiated for use through KS1 and 2. Each question has a SATs content domain reference and answers are provided.
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Battle of the Somme Reading Comprehension

Battle of the Somme Reading Comprehension

This resource commemorates the 100th anniversary of one of the biggest battles of WW1. The battle lasted five months and, in total, over a million soldiers were injured or killed. The resource supports a BBC Newsround text that explains what happened during the battle. The resource contains 3 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and KS2. It could also be used to support readers in KS3 and supports aspects of learning in SMSC. Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question.
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Food Wastage

Food Wastage

This reading comprehension investigates the shocking problem of food wastage in the UK.  Driven by supermarket cosmetic standards and cheap offers to encourage consumers to buy more than they need, millions of tons of food are thrown away each year. This reading comprehension uses a BBC News report which investigates the issue and contains 3 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and KS2.  It could also be used to support readers in KS3.  Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question.
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Sugary Foods Comprehension

Sugary Foods Comprehension

Makers of Dolmio sauces took the unusual step of advising customers not to consume some of their products more than once each week.  This reading comprehension supports a BBC Newsbeat article which explores whether other common foods are equally as bad as Dolmio. The resource contains 3 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and KS2.  It could also be used to support readers in KS3.  Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question.
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Conflict in Syria

Conflict in Syria

This reading comprehension uses a BBC Newsround article to investigate the human side of the conflict in Syria.  A twelve year old girl explains why her family left Syria and what it was like to live in a refugee camp before they were able to move to the UK. The resource contains 3 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and KS2.  It supports learning in SMSC and could also be used to support readers in KS3.  Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question
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Hedgehogs Comprehension

Hedgehogs Comprehension

A seasonal theme to our reading comprehension with BBC report describing ways that people can help hedgehogs and other garden wildlife.  Included are links to activities such as a template to cut a hole in a garden fence to create a ‘hedgehog highway’. The resource contains 3 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and KS2.  It supports learning in SMSC and could also be used to support readers in KS3.  Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question.
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A term's comrehension pack (A)

A term's comrehension pack (A)

A non-fiction, term's worth, bundle that covers real new stories. There is a focus on Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) themes which are often hard to cover using traditional materials. 3 sets, each of 10 questions are included in each resource, along with answers,allowing the resources to be used for all learners from able Y1, through KS2 and into KS3. All of our resources are matched to the expectations the SATs from 2016 onwards. The questions are therefore aimed at KS1, lower KS2 and upper KS2. References to the new ‘content domains’ are included for each question. .
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A term's comprehension pack (B)

A term's comprehension pack (B)

A non-fiction, term's worth, bundle that covers real new stories. There is a focus on Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) themes which are often hard to cover using traditional materials. 3 sets, each of 10 questions are included in each resource, along with answers,allowing the resources to be used for all learners from able Y1, through KS2 and into KS3. All of our resources are matched to the expectations the SATs from 2016 onwards. The questions are therefore aimed at KS1, lower KS2 and upper KS2. References to the new ‘content domains’ are included for each question. .
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EU Referendum Result

EU Referendum Result

The questions support a BBC Newsround text explaining what is likely to happen next.  The text is written from a neutral standpoint, explaining what the result means in a factual way rather than giving an opinion of the outcome. The resource contains 3 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and KS2.  It could also be used to support readers in KS3 and supports aspects of learning in SMSC.  Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question.
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Paralympic Athletes

Paralympic Athletes

This reading comprehension supports a BBC Newsround report about some of Britain’s young paralympic hopefuls.  In addition to supporting reading this text will promote SMSC themes and disability awareness. The resource contains 3 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and KS2.  It could also be used to support readers in KS3.  Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question.
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Zika Virus Comprehension

Zika Virus Comprehension

The Zika virus has been one of the big stories of recent weeks, and has even been described as ‘the next ebola’.  This reading comprehension uses a BBC Newsround report, explaining what the virus is and how it spreads. The resource contains 3 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and KS2.  It could also be used to support readers in KS3.  Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question.
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Giant Spiders Comprehension

Giant Spiders Comprehension

This reading comprehension supports a BBC Earth article detailing some of the world’s largest species of spiders – a subject which is sure to capture the attention of pupils. The resource contains 3 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and KS2, with the KS1 questions being drawn from the first half of the text.  It could also be used to support readers in KS3.  Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question.
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Is there water on Mars?

Is there water on Mars?

Scientists believe that they may have found traces of water on the surface of Mars.  Although the discovery has not yet been confirmed, it may pave the way for future manned exploration as water would be required for the production of rocket fuel as well as human consumption.  This comprehension resource supports a BBC Newsround text about the discovery. The resource contains 3 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and KS2.  It could also be used to support readers in KS3.  Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question.
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What is anxiety? reading comprehension

What is anxiety? reading comprehension

To coincide with the theme of World Health Day, this resource supports a BBC Newsround text which explains what anxiety is and what young people should do if they feel anxious. The resource contains 2 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS2 and supports learning in SMSC. It could also be used to support readers in KS3. Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question.
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2017 election result - reading comprehension

2017 election result - reading comprehension

This reading comprehension supports a text adapted from a BBC Newsround report. The text describes how the election result unfolded and what it means for the country. The resource contains 3 differentiated sets of questions complete with answers and content domain references.
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