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Reading Comprehension

Wednesday 1st April 2020

Today's guided reading activity is about space. It is called New Horizons Probe. Read the text carefully and then answer the questions.

Monday 30th March 2020

Today's guided reading activity is picture inference called On the Prowl. Look at the word document or PDF below and answer the questions.

Thursday 26th March 2020

Complete the short guided reading activity below. Read the text carefully and then answer the four questions using the text to help you.

Wednesday 25th March 2020

Read three or four pages of the book you are currently reading. It can be any fiction book or story.


Write a short summary explaining what happened in the three pages you read.


A summary uses the key information. To help you write you summary, think about the main things that happened in the book and the characters you read about.


Use the class email to send me your summary.


I am currently reading The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo. It is about a rabbit made out of china called Edward Tulane. He had a great life living with a young girl called Abilene and she loved him very much. One day, Edward's life changes for worse when he gets lost and loses the one thing he loved - Abilene.

Tuesday 24th March 2020

Today's guided reading is picture inference. Look at the picture on the activity in detail and think carefully about what is happening. Complete the questions that are on the sheet.

You can write your answers on paper, on the word document or a tablet and send a screenshot to our class email.






Today's guided reading is part of your English writing activity. Read the fact files about Neil Armstrong or Helen Sharman and collect key information about them to use in your biography. See Monday's section for the resources.