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Who is Banksy - reading comprehension
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Who is Banksy - reading comprehension

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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.
Egyptian Pyramid - reading comprehension
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Egyptian Pyramid - reading comprehension

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This resource supports a BBC Newsround text which explains how scientists have used the latest technology to find a large void within the Great Pyramid at Giza. The resource contains 3 sets of questions and is differentiated for use throughout KS1 and 2 - it would also be suitable for supporting reading at KS3. Answers and content domain references for each question are included.
Stonehenge - reading comprehension
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Stonehenge - reading comprehension

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30 years ago Stonehenge was recognised as one of the first World Heritage Sites in the UK. This reading comprehension resource supports a BBC Newsround text that explains why. 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.
Tsunami Comprehension
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Tsunami Comprehension

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Scientists believe that a collapsing volcano 73,000 years ago caused a giant tsunami that engulfed a nearby uninhabited island.  This reading comprehension resource explains the discovery.
In Game Purchases - reading comprehension
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In Game Purchases - reading comprehension

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This resource supports a BBC Newsround text which explains why many people are concerned about in game purchases within electronic games. The resource contains 3 sets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and 2. The resource is also suitable for supporting reading at KS3. Answers and content domain references for each question are included.
Food Wastage
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Food Wastage

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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.
Tapanuli orangutan - reading comprehension
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Tapanuli orangutan - reading comprehension

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This reading comprehension resource supports a BBC Newsround report about the discovery of a new species of orang-utan. The resource contains 3 sets of questions differentiated for use throughout KS1 and 2. Answers and content domain references are included for each question.
What is anxiety? reading comprehension
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What is anxiety? reading comprehension

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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.
Oranguatans Comprehension
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Oranguatans Comprehension

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This reading comprehension supports a BBC news report of a recent discovery that orang-utans, which were previously thought to be herbivores, do on occasion eat meat.  Since humans and orang-utans share a common ancestor, this has led scientists to speculate about the diet of our early ancestors. The resource contains 3 differentiated worksheets, with content domain references and answers.
Conflict in Syria
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Conflict in Syria

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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
Paralympic Athletes
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Paralympic Athletes

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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.
Hard working animals - reading comprehension
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Hard working animals - reading comprehension

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This resource supports a BBC Newsround text which describes the unusual jobs performed by different animals. The resource contains 3 sets of questions differentiated for use throughout KS1 and 2. The resource is also suitable to support reading in KS3. Answers and content domain references in line with the SATs reading test are included.
Hurricane Irma - reading comprehension
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Hurricane Irma - reading comprehension

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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.
Chinese New Year - reading comprehension
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Chinese New Year - reading comprehension

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In Chinese communities all over the world, people are celebrating the new year. This reading comprehension resource supports a BBC Newsround text which explains how the new year celebrated and why it is on a different date each year. 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.
Antarctic Iceberg - reading comprehension
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Antarctic Iceberg - reading comprehension

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This reading comprehension supports a BBC news report about a massive chunk of ice that is expected to break away from from an Antarctic ice sheet. When it does it will form one of the largest icebergs ever recorded. 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.
Princess Di - reading comprehension resource
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Princess Di - reading comprehension resource

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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.
Travel Ban - reading comprehension
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Travel Ban - reading comprehension

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It seems that Donald Trump is going to continue to court controversy. The latest storm has been the declaration of a travel ban for refugees and people from a number of countries, which was then successfully challenged in court. This reading resource uses two BBC Newsround texts which cover the ban and the subsequent court challenge. 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.