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Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens comprehension Year 5/6
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Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens comprehension Year 5/6

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One of Charles Dickens' most famous novels, Oliver Twist. The extract is from the most famous chapter in his novel -‘Please, sir, I want some more.’ (It is NOT abridged) Ideal for guided reading, whole class reading, literacy, intervention, homework or tuition . Differentiated comprehension focusing on assessment strands 2A (Vocab and words in context questions), 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inference questions). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children's illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
ZSL London Zoo leaflet comprehension KS2
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ZSL London Zoo leaflet comprehension KS2

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In preparation for our trip to London Zoo we completed this comprehension. Ideal for guided reading, an English lesson (Looking at discursive writing) or intervention, homework or private tuition. Great real-life text which makes Literacy lessons relevant and purposeful.. Differentiated three ways and it comes with a mark detailed mark scheme. The key words and phrases have illustrations by a professional illustrator/artist to support and aid vocabulary development. This resource has been downloaded 12,803 times and just £2.50. Enjoy!
KS2 Comprehensions
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KS2 Comprehensions

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A set of 10 differentiated comprehensions from distinguished authors like Roald Dahl, Michael Morpurgo, David Almond, Anthony Horotwiz, Michelle Magorian and Ted Hughes. As well as non-fiction tests on Anne Frank, Ernest Shackleton, Scott of the Antartic and NASA. on All comprehension come with illustrations of over 60 key words and phrases. And detailed mark schemes. Ideal for upper KS2.
Sir Ernest Shackleton Biography Comprehension Year 5 & 6
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Sir Ernest Shackleton Biography Comprehension Year 5 & 6

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Sir Ernest Shackleton, one of the most inspirational figures of the 20th century. This resource is ideal for an English lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The 13+ comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions), 2D (inferential questions) and 2A (word in context). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children's illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz comprehension KS2
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Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz comprehension KS2

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One of Anthony Horowitz’s (OBE) most famous and successful novels - The Alex Rider series. The extract is from a missing chapter from Stormbreaker, where Alex is kidnapped and taken for interrogation before escaping. Ideal for an engaging boys in fiction and can be used in an English lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions), 2D (inferential questions) 2A (words is context). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children’s illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
Kittens and Cats comprehension KS2
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Kittens and Cats comprehension KS2

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This resource has been downloaded over 7089 times. Ideal comprehension for teaching explicit reading skills (in particular assessment domains 2a and 2b). Perfect for guided reading, intervention, literacy lessons or homework. Wonderful and rich language to expose children to. £2.
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Comprehension KS2
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Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Comprehension KS2

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The original (not abridged) opening chapters of a classic children's novel from Lewis Carroll. Ideal for an English lesson (Year 3 or), guided reading, intervention, tuition or homework. It comes with differentiated comprehensions focusing on reading assessment domains: 2B (retrieval) and 2D (inference). Ideal for English (Year 3 or 4) , whole class/carousel guided reading, intervention, tuition or homework. Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children's illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
Grenfell Tower Newspaper Guardian Comprehenion KS2
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Grenfell Tower Newspaper Guardian Comprehenion KS2

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Guardian newspaper report about the Grenfell fire that engulfed the North Kensington block of flats. Ideal for an English lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children’s illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
Flood Newspaper Report with comprehension KS2
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Flood Newspaper Report with comprehension KS2

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Rated outstanding in a recent Ofsted inspection. This UK floods newspaper report is ideal for writing and/or reading lesson/s . Differentiated comprehension whith extension questions and a comprehensive mark scheme full of 3,2,1 marks questions. A great flip chart (Smart and ActivInspire) that analyses puns, word play and language of Hurricane Sandy and other floods/storms in the USA and UK . This resource has been recommended by the TES resource team and been downloaded more than 84,686 times. IF YOU CAN, PLEASE LEAVE REVIEWS
The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kippling Comprehension KS2
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The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kippling Comprehension KS2

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A classic novel by Rudyard Kippling. The extract selected is from the original novel where Shere Khan is hunting man in the Jungle and the wolves first encounter Mowgli. Ideal for a Year 5 or Year 6 English lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions), 2D (inferential questions) and 2A (Word in context questions). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children's illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
Flood Newspaper report with comprehension UK
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Flood Newspaper report with comprehension UK

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Rated outstanding in a recent Ofsted inspection. This UK floods newspaper report is ideal for writing and/or reading lesson/s . Comprehension with extension questions and a comprehensive mark scheme full of 3,2,1 marks questions. A great flip chart (Smart and ActivInspire) that analyses puns, word play and language of Hurricane Sandy and other floods/storms in the USA and UK . This resource has been recommended by the TES resource team and been downloaded more than 84,686 times. PLEASE DOWNLOAD FROM THE LINK £2 https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/flood-newspaper-report-with-comprehensions-ks2-11448690
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Comprehension KS2
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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Comprehension KS2

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One of Charles Dickens’ most popular novels and a classic of English children’s literature. The extract is from the chapter in which Charles Dickens describes Ebenezer Scrooge - But he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone, Scrooge! a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner! Hard and sharp as flint… Ideal for a Year 5 or 6 English lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children’s illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
UN Rights of a Child by UNESCO Comprehension KS2
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UN Rights of a Child by UNESCO Comprehension KS2

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UNESCO presents a fascinating summary on The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) including 42 articles. Child-friendly but with ample content and vocabulary to challenge Year 5/6 pupils… Ideal for an English/PSHE/Topic lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes pictures of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching.
Newspaper report Bank robbery
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Newspaper report Bank robbery

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Example of a newspaper report on a heist at HSBC bank with a self-assessment checklist. Great for going over the features of a newspaper report: strap line, introduction, witness statement, official statement and re-orientation, key phrases e.g. It appears that, it is believed that etc. Ideal for 'hooking' boys into writing, I got some great pieces of writing from my class and in particular the boys who thoroughly enjoyed the role-play and drama. This resources has been downloaded over 6,194 times. Selling for £2.
A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond comprehension KS2
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A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond comprehension KS2

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The opening chapter 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...This resources is ideal for an English lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions), 2D (inferential questions) and 2A (words in context). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children's illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
Chinese Cinderella comprehension KS2
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Chinese Cinderella comprehension KS2

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Award-winning autobiography by Adeline Yen Mah based on true story. These extracts are from the preface and chapter 8 and 12. Adeline has used some wonderful language to describe her childhood in China, and is an excellent read. Differentiated comprehension (L/M/H abilities) and trademark illustrations for key words and phrases. Great opportunities for discussion. Ideal for Literacy, guided reading, homework, private tuition or intervention. Enjoy!
Earthquake comprehension KS2
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Earthquake comprehension KS2

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This resources has been recommended by the TES resource team. It has been downloaded 8,096 times. It comes with 13 questions and a detailed mark scheme. There are two 3 mark extension questions. Ideal for a literacy lesson, guided reading or homework. The text covers three great earthquakes: Japan, San Francisco and Peru. Great language and vocabulary.
1984 by George Orwell Comprehension KS2
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1984 by George Orwell Comprehension KS2

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A must-read for everyone! Why not expose Year 5 and 6 children to such a wonderful text? The opening introduces key themes and characters and therefore younger pupil are able to acess the text. Differentiated comprehensions focusing on assessment strands 2B (Retrieval questions) and 2D (Inference questions). Ideal for whole class guided reading, intervention, literacy, tuition pr homwork. Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children's illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
Comprehension London Zoo
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Comprehension London Zoo

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In preparation for our trip to London Zoo we completed this comprehension. Ideal for guided reading, an English lesson (Looking at discursive writing) or just homework. Great real-life text which makes Literacy lessons relevant and purposeful.. It comes with a mark detailed mark scheme. This resource has been downloaded 12,803 times and just £2. Enjoy!