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These interesting and humorous reading passages are aimed at improving children’s vocabulary and writing skills. Each comprehension is followed by 10 questions covering:
The estimated completion time for each activity is 20 minutes.
The set comes with an instruction manual and a document of the key vocabulary and writing skills that the activities aim to teach.
These passages have been trialled with 4th, 5th and 6th classes and the feedback has been 100% positive:
“Because they are short, the children focused on them a lot more than any other comprehensions I have used in the past. They were challenged by the vocabulary included and the stories prompted great discussion in the class.”
“The children enjoyed being able to relate to the text. We found it to be a useful task that allowed the chn to think about language, grammar, etc. so definitely something we would be keen to keep using.”
Welcome to your set of 5 Hallowe’en-themed ‘to-the-point’ English reading activities.
Each passage is followed by 10 questions: 2 comprehension (Mostly inference), 2 vocab, 2 punctuation, 2 grammar and 2 spelling.
Each task takes approximately 20 minutes to complete.
These challenging tasks are ideal for the weeks in the run-up to Hallowe’en!
*nb. Some character names are Irish, eg. Fraoch (Fray-ock), Dara; however, the file is editable if you feel children may have difficulty pronouncing them.