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Reading comprehension teaching resources: information retrieval – narrative (KS2 resources)

Adaptable reading comprehension activities and worksheets including story sequencing, quizzes and character profile examples for KS 1 and KS2.

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Comparing giants
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Take a look at how the BFG compares with the other giants. Simply  … read more
Y3 Y4 | Reading comprehension
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Meet the giants – character profiling
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Sort the characteristics for the BFG and The Bloodbottler. Using  … read more
Y3 Y4 | Reading comprehension
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A reading challenge – Whiff by Ian Whybrow
Enjoy sharing the book than gets to grips with the questions.  … read more
Y1 Y2 | Reading comprehension
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Matilda Hexbusters quiz
Challenge your class to recall key facts and events from the  … read more
Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension
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Guided reading prompt card - Cops and Robbers
A set of questions and activities for the book Cops and Robbers  … read more
Y1 Y2 | Reading comprehension
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Guided reading prompt card - Whose house?
A set of questions and activities for the book Whose house? by  … read more
Y1 Y2 | Reading comprehension
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Guided reading prompt card - Whiff
A set of questions and activities for the book Whiff by Ian  … read more
Y1 Y2 | Reading comprehension
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Guided reading prompt card - My mum and dad make me laugh
A set of questions and activities for the book My mum and dad  … read more
Y1 Y2 | Reading comprehension
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Guided reading prompt card - I want a pet
A set of questions and activities for the book I want a pet by  … read more
F | Reading comprehension
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Guided reading prompt card - Once there were giants
A set of questions and activities for the book Once There Were  … read more
Y1 Y2 | Reading comprehension
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Guided reading prompt card - Farmer Duck
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A set of questions and activities for the book Farmer Duck by  … read more
Y1 Y2 | Reading comprehension
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Guided reading prompt card - Elmer Again
A set of questions and activities for the book Elmer Again by  … read more
F | Reading comprehension
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Guided reading prompt card - Clumsy Clumps and the Baby Moon
A set of questions and activities for the book Clumsy Clumps  … read more
F | Reading comprehension
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - true or false?
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Check children's recall of events from the story with this interactive  … read more
Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar - sequencing
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A colourful activity in which children begin by ordering the  … read more
F | Reading comprehension
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Mr Large is in charge - True or false
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Check the children’s recall of events from the story with this  … read more
Y1 Y2 | Reading comprehension
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Let's talk about reading
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A set of cards encouraging pupils to ask each other questions  … read more
Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension | Reading records
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Story plot: Rumpelstiltskin
Share the story of Rumpelstiltskin and complete the worksheet.  … read more
Y2 | Reading comprehension
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The hungry snail
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Instead of the very hungry caterpillar we have the very hungry  … read more
F | Reading comprehension | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar
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Reading challenge advent calender
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Ho ho ho an advent calender with a difference! Make the calendar  … read more
Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension
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There was an old lady
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There was an old lady ... What did the old lady swallow? Can  … read more
F | Reading comprehension | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar
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Compare the grannies
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Children read and cut out the two different descriptions of the  … read more
Y1 Y2 | Reading comprehension
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Exploring settings
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Explore the techniques the author uses to create an impact. Taken  … read more
Y5 | Reading comprehension | Seasons
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Harry hits Hogwarts
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Complete the lesson plans and questions and create Harry's school  … read more
Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension
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Harry's half time quiz
A super quiz based on the first half of the Philosopher's Stone  … read more
Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension
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The Mirror of Erised
Questions and an extended writing task with a differentiated  … read more
Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension
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Quick quiz
The first ten chapters. Includes teacher's cheat sheet and bingo  … read more
Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension
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The Phantom Tollbooth
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A variety of language-based activities linked to different parts  … read more
Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension
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