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Reading comprehension - Belfast

Reading comprehension - Belfast

Students read through some interesting facts about Belfast. There is a fill in the missing words exercise and an answer the questions activity.

Age: 6 - 7
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Reading comprehension - Cardiff

Reading comprehension - Cardiff

Students read through some interesting facts about Cardiff. There is a fill in the missing words exercise and an answer the questions activity.

Age: 6 - 7
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Short reading comprehension - Red pencil

Short reading comprehension - Red pencil

Children read the short passage and answer the multiple-choice questions. This is a great activity for beginning readers.

Age: Reception
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Short reading comprehension - The Sun

Short reading comprehension - The Sun

Children read the short passage and answer the multiple-choice questions. This is a great activity for beginning readers.

Age: Reception
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Reading comprehension - Edinburgh

Reading comprehension - Edinburgh

Students read through some interesting facts about London. There is a fill in the missing words, true or false, and answer the questions activity for students to complete.

Age: 6 - 7
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Reading comprehension - London

Reading comprehension - London

Students read through some interesting facts about London. There is a fill in the missing words exercise and a colouring picture.

Age: 6 - 7
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Reading comprehension - Galaxies

Reading comprehension - Galaxies

This KS2 reading comprehension includes some interesting facts about galaxies. Students read through the article and answer the study questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading comprehension - The immune system

Reading comprehension - The immune system

This KS2 science resource has lots of interesting facts about the immune system. Students read through the information and answer the accompanying study questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading comprehension - The Skin

Reading comprehension - The Skin

This KS2 science resource includes some interesting facts and information for students to learn about the skin. Students read through the text and answer the accompanying study questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading comprehension - The Universe

Reading comprehension - The Universe

An interesting KS2 reading comprehension about the universe. Students read through the article and answer the study questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading comprehension - The Seasons

Reading comprehension - The Seasons

This KS2 reading comprehension is all about the four seasons and what causes them.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading comprehension - Earth's Orbit

Reading comprehension - Earth's Orbit

This KS2 science resource is all about the Earth's orbit. How long does it take the Earth to rotate on its axis? The planets in the solar system orbit which star? Students read through the article and answer the questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading comprehension - Asteroids

Reading comprehension - Asteroids

This KS2 science resource includes some interesting facts about asteroids.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading comprehension - Rocks from Space

Reading comprehension - Rocks from Space

A KS2 science resource all about asteroids, meteoroids, and meteorites.

Age: 7 - 8
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Reading comprehension - The Rock Cycle

Reading comprehension - The Rock Cycle

This KS2 science resource is all about the rock cycle and the different types of rocks. Students learn some interesting facts and answer the accompanying study questions.

Age: 7 - 8
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Reading comprehension - Types of soil

Reading comprehension - Types of soil

This KS2 science resource includes some the characteristics of different soil types. Students read the text and answer the questions.

Age: 7 - 8
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Reading comprehension - Fossils

Reading comprehension - Fossils

This KS2 science resource has some interesting facts for students to learn about fossils. Students read the informational text and answer the questions.

Age: 10 - 11
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Reading comprehension - The Seven Continents

Reading comprehension - The Seven Continents

This KS2 geography resource includes some fun facts about the seven continents.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading comprehension - What is a Continent?

Reading comprehension - What is a Continent?

This KS2 reading comprehension is all about the seven continents. Students read through the informational text and answer the questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading Comprehension - The Colosseum

Reading Comprehension - The Colosseum

A short KS2 English resource about the Colosseum.

Age: 7 - 8
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Reading Comprehension - Modern Olympic Games

Reading Comprehension - Modern Olympic Games

This year 5 history resource is all about the modern Olympic Games.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading Comprehension -  Swans

Reading Comprehension - Swans

A year 4 literacy resource with some interesting facts about swans with questions to follow.

Age: 8 - 9
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Reading Comprehension - Gray Whale

Reading Comprehension - Gray Whale

A KS2 reading comprehension about gray whales.

Age: 8 - 9
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Reading Comprehension - The River Thames

Reading Comprehension - The River Thames

This year 6 geography resource includes a short passage about the River Thames. Students read the text and answer the accompanying study questions.

Age: 10 - 11
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Reading Comprehension - Sun Bear

Reading Comprehension - Sun Bear

This KS2 reading comprehension includes a passage about sun bears.

Age: 10 - 11
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Reading Comprehension - Praying Mantis

Reading Comprehension - Praying Mantis

This year 6 reading comprehension includes a passage about the praying mantis and accompanying study questions.

Age: 10 - 11
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Reading Comprehension - Peregrine Falcon

Reading Comprehension - Peregrine Falcon

This year 6 reading comprehension includes some interesting facts about the Peregrine falcon with accompanying study questions.

Age: 10 - 11
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Reading Comprehension - Camouflage

Reading Comprehension - Camouflage

This KS2 reading comprehension includes an interesting article about camouflage with questions to answer.

Age: 7 - 8
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Reading Comprehension - Humpback Whale

Reading Comprehension - Humpback Whale

This year 5 English worksheet includes a short passage with facts about humpback whales and questions to follow.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading Comprehension - The Selfish Giant

Reading Comprehension - The Selfish Giant

This KS2 literacy resource takes a part from the book: The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde. There are comprehension, vocabulary, and discussion topics for students to complete. There is also a word search included.

Age: 9 - 10
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Comprehension - My Hat is Full of Rabbits

Comprehension - My Hat is Full of Rabbits

A funny magic poem for kids! This KS2 English resource asks students to firstly underline the correct spelling of the word in brackets and then answer the study questions.

Age: 8 - 9
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Reading comprehension - My Baby Brother

Reading comprehension - My Baby Brother

This short story is for early readers. A girl is talking about her baby brother. Students are asked to read through the short passage and then answer the multiple choice questions.

Age: 5 - 6
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Reading comprehension - Getting Ready for School

Reading comprehension - Getting Ready for School

Students are asked to read the short story about a boy who gets ready for school. They are asked to put the sentences in order from 1 - 5, then answer the questions.

Age: 5 - 6
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Reading comprehension - A Trip to the Zoo

Reading comprehension - A Trip to the Zoo

Students are asked to read the short story about Lizzy going to the zoo with her parents. They are then asked to answer the questions by putting a circle around the correct letter.

Age: 5 - 6
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Viking Raids and Invasions - Reading comprehension

Viking Raids and Invasions - Reading comprehension

What land did the Vikings originally call home? What type of ships did the Vikings use when exploring and raiding? Students are asked to read through the text and then answer the questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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The Battle of Britain - Reading comprehension

The Battle of Britain - Reading comprehension

What was the plan that Hitler devised early in August 1940? What were the two main fighter planes of the RAF? Teach your children some interesting facts and information about the Battle of Britain with this history worksheet. Students read through the text and then answer some short questions. They are also asked to imagine what it must have been like to be a pilot in the Battle of Britain and to describe a part of Winston Churchill's famous speech.

Age: 10 - 11
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Reading comprehension - Home Life in Indus Cities

Reading comprehension - Home Life in Indus Cities

What were houses like in the Indus Valley? What food did the Indus people eat? What did they wear? Students are asked to read through the text and then answer the questions.

Age: 8 - 9
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Reading comprehension - Successful Invasion of Britain

Reading comprehension - Successful Invasion of Britain

Students are asked to read through this passage about the Romans invading Britain and then complete the activity. Find out about Boudicca and the Iceni tribe and how they nearly defeated the Romans.

Age: 8 - 9
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Reading comprehension - What were Indus cities like?

Reading comprehension - What were Indus cities like?

What were Indus cities like? Students are asked to read through the text and then write their own passage about how different/similar the Indus streets were to the street they live in now.

Age: 8 - 9
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Reading comprehension - Where is the Indus Valley?

Reading comprehension - Where is the Indus Valley?

This reading comprehension includes some interesting facts about the Indus Valley Civilisation. Students read through the text and then answer the questions.

Age: 8 - 9
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Hadrian's Wall - Reading comprehension

Hadrian's Wall - Reading comprehension

Who built Hadrian's Wall? Where did the Picts tribes live? This history resource includes a passage about Hadrian's Wall. Students read through the text and then answer the accompanying questions. The extension activity asks students to design their own fort.

Age: 8 - 9
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Roman Invasion of Britain - Comprehension

Roman Invasion of Britain - Comprehension

This history resource includes some interesting information about the Romans and their invasion if Britain. Students read through the passage and answer the multiple choice questions. There is also a true and false question to answer and a research activity.

Age: 8 - 9
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Reading comprehension - The Iron Age

Reading comprehension - The Iron Age

This worksheet includes a reading comprehension and also a research activity. Students read through the passage and answer the questions. They must then choose one of the hillforts in the list and write a short report about it.

Age: 7 - 8
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Reading comprehension - The Bronze Age

Reading comprehension - The Bronze Age

Year 3 History: Stone Age to Iron Age. This worksheet includes some facts about what life was like in the Bronze Age. Students read through the text and then answer the questions. There is also an activity included for students to draw their own ancient art!

Age: 7 - 8
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Reading comprehension - The Stone Age

Reading comprehension - The Stone Age

Year 3 History: Stone Age to Iron Age. What did people in the Stone Age eat? How did they hunt for food? This worksheet includes some facts about what life was like in the Stone Age. Students read through the text and then answer the questions. There is also an activity included for students to draw their own ancient art!

Age: 7 - 8
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Reading comprehension - The Liver

Reading comprehension - The Liver

This reading comprehension includes some interesting facts about the liver. Students read through the text and then answer the accompanying study questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading comprehension - The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Reading comprehension - The Tale of Peter Rabbit

This comprehension includes a piece of writing taken from the famous book 'The Tale of Peter Rabbit' by Beatrix Potter. Students read the text and answer the questions.

Age: 6 - 7
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