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60 Second Reading Tasks

HOME LEARNING - SUMMER TERM WEEK 2 - READING ACTIVITIES

 

Daily Reading

Please continue to read each day. This can be to an adult, quietly to yourself or alongside an audio book. Try to read a variety of books, including fiction stories, non-fiction information and maybe some poetry!

 

60 Second Comprehensions - Click on links below

Hopefully you got the hang of these last week. These are very short pieces of text (around 100-150 words) with accompanying questions that focus on vocabulary, retrieval, prediction, summarising and inference. There is an accompanying answer sheet ... so no peaking first!

 

There is a guidance sheet for parents to explain how to use the comprehension and the types of questions.

 

We have suggested two specific comprehensions for this week:

Extreme Weather: "Spotting a Tsunami" - Question 4 needs thinking about carefully

Stone Age: "Stone Age Time Periods" - linked to our new history topic

 

You are more than welcome to do more comprehensions if you wish ... or maybe do a bit of research on what a Tsunami is and how/where they occur.

Year 3 Gallery of Summer Week 3 60-Second Comprehensions

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