My Name is Mina by Davido Almond Comprehension KS2

My Name is Mina by Davido Almond Comprehension KS2

My Name Is Mina is the prequel to David Almond’s award-winning, bestselling first novel, Skellig. I have chosen the opening chapter which is a wonderful description of Mina. 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).
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Skyscrapers The Guinness Book of World Records 2017 Comprehension KS2

Skyscrapers The Guinness Book of World Records 2017 Comprehension KS2

Non-fiction text about skyscrapers from the Guinness World Records of 2017. Ideal for an English or DT 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.
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Spiders Guinness Book of Records 2017 Comprehension KS2

Spiders Guinness Book of Records 2017 Comprehension KS2

Fascinating text about spiders (most venomous, smallest, largest webs, noisiest spider) from the Guinness World Records of 2017. Ideal for an English or Science 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.
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Romeo and Juliet by Marcia Williams Comprehension KS2

Romeo and Juliet by Marcia Williams Comprehension KS2

A great Shakespearian play brought to life in a vibrant and engaging comic with quotes from the original text by Shakespeare. A great opportunity to expose children to an unconventional text type that has appeared in the SATs: Charlie Small, King Midas and Soupman. 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.
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David Doubilet - A Life Underwater Comprehension KS2

David Doubilet - A Life Underwater Comprehension KS2

Non-fiction text on David Doubilet’s, life as a pioneering underwater photographer. Ideal for an English or 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 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.
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Weird and Wonderful Octopuses Comprehension KS2

Weird and Wonderful Octopuses Comprehension KS2

Non-fiction text on Octopuse. Ideal for an English or 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 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.
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Ants Guinness Book of Records Comprehension KS2

Ants Guinness Book of Records Comprehension KS2

Fascinating non-fiction text about ants (most dangerous, largest colonies, largest/ smallest ants, most painful sting) from the Guinness World Records of 2017. Ideal for an English or Science 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.
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Monkeys, apes and prosimians Guinness Book of Records Comprehension KS2

Monkeys, apes and prosimians Guinness Book of Records Comprehension KS2

Fascinating text about Monkeys and Primates from the Guinness World Records of 2017. Ideal for an English or Science 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.
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Hamlet by Marcia Williams Comprehension KS2

Hamlet by Marcia Williams Comprehension KS2

A classic Shakespeare text brought to life in a vibrant and engaging comic with quotes from the original text by Shakespeare. A great opportunity to expose children to an unconventional text type that has appeared in the SATs: Charlie Small, King Midas and Soupman. 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.
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Grenfell Tower Newspaper Guardian Comprehenion KS2

Grenfell Tower Newspaper Guardian Comprehenion KS2

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.
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Grandpa's Great Escape by David Walliams Comprehension KS2

Grandpa's Great Escape by David Walliams Comprehension KS2

A modern day classic by David Walliams. 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.
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Gansta Granny by David Walliams Comprhension KS2

Gansta Granny by David Walliams Comprhension KS2

A modern day classic. The extract comes from the scene in which Ben and Granny have entered the jewel house and about to depart with the Crown Jewels when they meet someone rather interesting… 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.
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Matilda by Roald Dahl Comprehension KS2

Matilda by Roald Dahl Comprehension KS2

One of Roald Dahl's most famous novels. The extract I have select is full of descriptive language (Miss Honey and Miss Trunchbull) ideal for narrative writing and character description; and has been downloaded 61,572 times and is a recommended resources by the TES resource team. 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 2G (analysis of words and phrases). . 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.
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Year 5 Comprehension Bundle

Year 5 Comprehension Bundle

10 wonderful narrative texts and non-fiction comprehensions from classic authors including: Roald Dahl, David Almond, Michael Rosen, Anthony Horowitz, Marcia Williams, Beverly Naidoo...All comprehension focus on two reading assessment domains 2B (retrieval quetsions) and 2D (inference) questions and trademark flashcards with key words and phrases.
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Nandos 2018 Menu Comprehension KS2

Nandos 2018 Menu Comprehension KS2

Great real-life text that is perfect for exploring persuasive writing. The Nandos menu always seems to get pupils excited for some strange reason... This resouces 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) 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.
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Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie Comprehension KS2

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie Comprehension KS2

A classic by JM Barrie. The extract is from the chapter where Peter meets his arch-enemy: Captain Hook. 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.
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Pig Heart Boy by Malorie Blackman Comprehension KS2

Pig Heart Boy by Malorie Blackman Comprehension KS2

Pig Heart Boy is a moving story that explores an emotive topic. The extract touches on many modern themes: Ethics of transplants; Relationships; Genetic engineering and animal experimentation. 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.
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Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World by Kate Pankhurst Comprehension KS2

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World by Kate Pankhurst Comprehension KS2

Great non-fiction text about Inspiring Women who changed the world. In this extract, the lives of Emmeline Pankhurst, a suffragette, and Rosa Parks, a civil rights activist, are examined. 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.
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Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World by Kate Pankhurst Comprehension KS2

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World by Kate Pankhurst Comprehension KS2

Great non-fiction text about Inspiring Women who changed the world. In this extract, the lives of Jane Austin and Frida Kahlo are examined. 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.
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