Refine reading skills ready for SATs

Browse our selection of carefully chosen resources to reinforce key reading skills in time for KS2 SATs. From information retrieval to inference and deduction, we've got all the intervention and practice activities you need.

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English SATs reading practice paper
A reading practice SATs paper in the style of the national curriculum  … read more
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Y6 | Reading comprehension | Published: 26/03/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Inference and deduction | Information retrieval – narrative | Information retrieval – non-fiction
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The puncture - a quick reading comprehension
A short comprehension exercise which requires higher-order c  … read more
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Y4 Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension | Published: 29/01/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Inference and deduction | Information retrieval – narrative
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Healthy eating - reading comprehension
A reading comprehension about healthy eating for years 3 and  … read more
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Y3 Y4 | Reading comprehension | Life processes and living things | Published: 09/10/2017 | From the resource collection(s): Inference and deduction | Information retrieval – non-fiction | Human body
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The history of Nintendo – a comprehension
A comprehension activity based on the history of Nintendo. Includes  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension | Published: 25/09/2017 | From the resource collection(s): Inference and deduction | Information retrieval – non-fiction
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Rainforest myth and comprehension
A rainforest myth inspired by the Just So stories and accompanied  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension | Published: 18/01/2017 | From the resource collection(s): Inference and deduction | Information retrieval – narrative
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Tudor life – vagabond or vanquisher?
Read the fake newspaper article and then use the template to  … read more
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Y4 Y5 | Reading comprehension | Published: 15/05/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Tudors | Inference and deduction
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Victorian slang into modern day vocabulary – Grace Darling story
Children are challenge to identify Victorian slang within a fictional  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension | Published: 28/09/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Inference and deduction
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Reading response activity pack - The Butterfly Lion
A set of reading response activities perfect for use as part  … read more
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Y4 | Reading comprehension | Published: 22/07/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Bookshelf | Books by Michael Morpurgo | Inference and deduction
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The Magic Mangoes a traditional tale
Children answer questions about this traditional tale and identify  … read more
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Y3 Y4 | Reading comprehension | Published: 19/05/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Inference and deduction
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Let's talk about reading
A set of cards encouraging pupils to ask each other questions  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension | Published: 22/04/2010 | From the resource collection(s): Inference and deduction | Information retrieval – narrative | Reading records
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Match up the morals
Read four summaries of different fables and match them up with  … read more
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Y3 Y4 | Reading comprehension | Published: 10/09/2009 | From the resource collection(s): Inference and deduction
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Idioms
A range of examples and activities for pupils to undertake with  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension | Published: 13/02/2009 | From the resource collection(s): Inference and deduction
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Empathising with a character: Kensuke's Kingdom
A PowerPoint presentation based around the text of Kensuke's  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension | Published: 04/12/2008 | From the resource collection(s): Bookshelf | Books by Michael Morpurgo | Inference and deduction
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Kensuke's kingdom reading response pack
A fabulous resource with a range of activities based on specific  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension | Published: 05/06/2008 | From the resource collection(s): Bookshelf | Books by Michael Morpurgo | Inference and deduction
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