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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.
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.
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.
Fake News - reading comprehension
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Fake News - reading comprehension

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While it is sometimes published to make people laugh, fake news has a serious side in that can also be used to manipulate public opinion and possibly even the outcome of elections. This reading comprehension supports a BBC Newsround article that explains what fake news is and why it is a problem. The resource contains 3 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and 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.
Sugary Foods Comprehension
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Sugary Foods Comprehension

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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 however it would also be suitable to support readiness in KS3. Answers and content domain references are included for each question.
Adelie penguins - reading comprehension
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Adelie penguins - reading comprehension

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This reading comprehension supports a BBC Newsround article which describes how the Adelie Penguins have had a disastrous breeding season due to unusual weather conditions. The resource contains 3 sets of questions, differentiated for use throughout KS1 and 2, with answers and content domain references in line with the SATs reading tests. The resource is also suitable to support reading at KS3
Westminster attack - reading comprehension
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Westminster attack - reading comprehension

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This reading comprehension resource supports a BBC Newsround text reporting on the Westminster attack. The resource contains the source text and 2 sets 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.
Red Arrows - reading comprehension
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Red Arrows - reading comprehension

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As the Red Arrows return from a two month foreign tour, this reading comprehension supports a BBC Newsround text about the RAF display team. 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.
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.
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.
Elephants and Ivory - reading comprehension
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Elephants and Ivory - reading comprehension

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Following the meeting of international leaders in Johannesburg to discuss whether to implement a worldwide ban on the trade in ivory in an attempt to protect the elephant population, this comprehension resource supports a BBC Newsround text which examines problems faced by Africa’s elephants. 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.
Ruby Bridges - reading comprehension
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Ruby Bridges - reading comprehension

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This reading comprehension supports a child friendly biography of American activist Ruby Bridges. After segregated schools were banned in the southern stated of America, Ruby became the first black child to attend what had previously been a whites only school. The biography explains what school was like for Ruby. 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.
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.
Is there water on Mars?
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Is there water on Mars?

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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.
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
A term's comrehension pack (A)
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A term's comrehension pack (A)

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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. .