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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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Diary of a Killer Cat guided reading pack
A collection of reading comprehension questions and activities  … read more
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Y2 Y3 Y4 | Reading comprehension
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Street Child by Berlie Doherty – chapter 6 comprehension
A set of comprehension questions based on chapter 6 of 'Street  … read more
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Y5 | Reading comprehension
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Lion Boy comprehension
A comprehension based on the book 'Lion Boy' by Zizou Corder.  … read more
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The Troll by Julia Donaldson reading pack
A reading activity pack to accompany 'The Troll' by Julia Donaldson.  … read more
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The Iron Man – reading comprehension
A SATs style reading comprehension based on chapter 5 of The  … read more
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Demolition Dad - reading quiz
A post reading PowerPoint quiz based on the book 'Demolition  … read more
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Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman Reading Comprehension
A written comprehension activity and a selection of guided reading  … read more
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Penguin schools resource
Bring Willy Wonka’s world into your classroom with these splendiferous  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension
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See You in the Cosmos - Penguin Schools resource
A teaching pack based upon Jack Cheng's novel, See You in the  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Spoken language | Reading comprehension | Working scientifically
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The Christmasaurus - Penguin schools resource
Forget everything you thought you knew about the North Pole...  … read more
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Y2 Y3 Y4 | Reading comprehension | Writing composition
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The Great Fire Dogs - Penguin Schools resource collection
A set of activities to accompany Megan Rix’s wonderful book about  … read more
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Knights of the Borrowed Dark - Penguin Schools resource collection
An engaging activity pack to accompany the first book in an exciting  … read more
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Murder Most Unladylike - Penguin Schools resource collection
An exciting activity pack to accompany the first novel in a thrilling  … read more
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World of Warriors – Penguin Schools resource collection
A set of resources to accompany Curtis Jobling's 'A New Hero'  … read more
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Percy Jackson, Heroes of Olympus and The Kane Chronicles – Penguin Schools resource collection
A set of teaching activities to support the popular series by  … read more
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The Victory Dogs – Penguin Schools resource collection
A set of activities to accompany Megan Rix's wonderful book about  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Reading word level | Reading comprehension
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The Great Escape –Penguin Schools resource collection
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid in the classroom - Penguin Schools resource collection
A teacher's starter kit for the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension | Writing composition
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland – Penguin Schools resource collection
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Y5 Y6 | Reading word level | Reading comprehension | Writing composition
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Just So Stories – Penguin Schools resource collection
A pack of text based teaching activities to support this Puffin  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar
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Little Women – Penguin Schools resource collection
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Y5 Y6 | Reading word level | Reading comprehension | Writing composition
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Oliver Twist – Penguin Schools resource collection
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Roald Dahl – Penguin Schools resource collection
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Reading word level | Reading comprehension
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Gods and Warriors – Penguin Schools resource collection
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Y5 Y6 | Spoken language | Reading comprehension
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Comparing giants
Take a look at how the BFG compares with the other giants. Simply  … read more
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Meet the giants – character profiling
Sort the characteristics for the BFG and The Bloodbottler. Using  … read more
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Matilda quiz
Challenge your class to recall key facts and events from the  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - true or false?
Check children's recall of events from the story with this interactive  … read more
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Exploring settings
Explore the techniques the author uses to create an impact. Taken  … read more
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Y5 | Reading comprehension | Seasons
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Harry hits Hogwarts
Complete the lesson plans and questions and create Harry's school  … read more
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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
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The Mirror of Erised
Questions and an extended writing task with a differentiated  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension
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Quick quiz
The first ten chapters. Includes teacher's cheat sheet and bingo  … read more
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The Phantom Tollbooth
A variety of language-based activities linked to different parts  … read more
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