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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Hooked on Harry’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about the Harry Potter books.

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘A Best Friend’, features an informational and narrative text about the bond between dogs and humans. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about validity, drawing a conclusion, fact/opinion, cause and effect, and theme. Answer sheet provided with file download.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Carousel of Dreams’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a new carousel in New York City.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Cereal Shake-up’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about cereal companies and costs in America.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Cereal Shake-up’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about cereal companies and costs in America.

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This reading comprehension activity ‘A Chance to Learn’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about educating girls in third world countries.

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This reading comprehension activity ‘A Communist Party!’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about the Communist party in China.

Questioning and Predicting
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This questioning and predicting worksheet ‘A Costume Party’ supports students to predict the outcome of a narrative text. It is aimed at encouraging students to write about what will happen next based on the clues provided in the story, and provides questions to help them map out their ideas. It also asks students questions to …More

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘A Daring Feat’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative about magic tricks. It is aimed at encouraging students to recall specific details from the text as well as draw conclusions about the text as a whole in order to answer questions about it. Answer sheet provided with …More

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Dream Come True’ is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students answer comprehension questions on a text about playgrounds for disabled kids.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Dream Come True’, is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about special playgrounds for disabled children.

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This analysing text worksheet ‘A Garden Visitor’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about chipmunks. It is aimed at encouraging students to deconstruct the text in order to gain a deeper understanding of its purpose, to recall specific details from the text and to look critically at words in order …More

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This reading comprehension activity ‘A Healthy Rise in Vaccinations’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about vaccination rates in America.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Land of Their Own’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a new territory in Canada.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Letter to the White House’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a letter that Kayla Low wrote to the President on the environment.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
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This reading comprehension activity ‘A Long Walk to Protect Bison’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about protecting bison in Yellowstone National Park.

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘A Long Way from Home’, features a narrative text about a breeder of racing pigeons who loses one of his birds. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about reasoning, vocabulary, making a judgment, making an inference, sequence, cause and effect, character, …More

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Lucky Brake’, is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students to read a story and answer comprehension questions about a boy who stopped his school bus from crashing.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Lucky Brake’, is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about Larry Champagne, a school student who saved a bus from an accident.

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘A Marine Menace’, features a narrative and informational text about a boy who is fascinated by ocean creatures, especially the deadly box jellyfish. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about mood, character, emotional reaction, fact/opinion, drawing a conclusion, detail, figurative language, …More

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘A Matter of Honesty’, features a narrative about a boy’s confusion as he and his family flee their country. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about detail, making an inference, fact/opinion, reasoning, sequence, vocabulary, drawing a conclusion, theme, and predicting outcome. …More

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This reading comprehension activity ‘A Million Butterflies’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a Jewish boy, Pavel, who wrote a poem during the Holocaust.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Native American Museum’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a new Native American museum in Washington, D.C.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A New Dinosaur Pair’ is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students to read a story and answer comprehension questions on a text about dinosaur bones found in Utah.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A New Dinosaur Pair’, is available at two different reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. It asks students answer comprehension questions on a text about a scientist discovering dinosaur bones.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A New Kind of Fair’ asks students to answer comprehension questions about a story in which a town wants to hold a multicultural fair. It is aimed at developing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages them to form opinions, as well as consider the author’s purpose.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Picture-Perfect Job’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about Ryan Schick, a young photographer.

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This reading comprehension activity ‘A Real Pain in the Neck’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about the weight of students’ backpacks .

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Safety Net for Salmon’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about pacific salmon in the ocean.

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘A Science and a Sport’, features an informational text about the different types of fish and an announcement about a fishing contest. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the texts and includes questions about classification, cause and effect, detail, and reasoning. The task also prompts students …More

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Sixth Great Lake’, asks students to answer comprehension questions about the five Great Lakes in America.

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This reading comprehension activity ‘A Special Delivery’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about newborn platypuses.

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This reading comprehension activity, A Spooky Friend’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about bats.

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This reading comprehension activity, A Spooky Friend’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about bats.

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘A Survivor’, features a narrative text about a puppy that is hit by a car and loses a leg but then adapts to having only three legs. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about making a judgment, cause and effect, setting, …More

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This reading comprehension activity ‘A Sweet Deal’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about soft drinks machines in schools.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Very Cool Hotel’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a hotel made of ice in Sweden.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Very Cool Hotel’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about an ice hotel in Sweden.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A Very Fancy Frog’ asks students to answer comprehension questions about frogs. It is aimed at developing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages them to form opinions, as well as consider the author’s purpose.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘A War Against Land Mines’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about banning land mines.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Accident Prone’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a school cross country race.

Poetry
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This Poetry worksheet, ‘Acid Rain’, features a poem about air and water pollution. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the poem and includes questions about drawing a conclusion, reasoning, detail, figurative language, validity, author’s purpose, vocabulary, and making a judgment. Answer sheet provided with file download.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘After the Spill’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a shipwreck near Alaska.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Aliens in Lake Victoria’, asks students to answer comprehension questions about plants that are growing in Lake Victoria in Africa.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Aliens in Lake Victoria’, asks students answer comprehension questions on a text about Lake Victoria.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘All About Dolphins’ asks students to answer comprehension questions about dolphins. It is aimed at developing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages them to draw conclusions, recall information, predict word meaning and think about text organisation.

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This reading comprehension activity ‘Amazon Alert!’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about the destruction of the Amazon rainforest.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
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This reading comprehension activity ‘Amazon Alert!’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about the destruction of the Amazon rainforest.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘An American Dream’ asks students to answer comprehension questions about a story in which a man goes to live in America. It is aimed at developing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages them to look critically at the language used in a narrative text in order to ascertain the meaning and …More

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘An Even Grander Old Flag’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on the history of the American anthem flag.

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘An Oral History of My Grandmother’, features a narrative about a girl who records her grandmother’s childhood memories of visiting an uncle in the country. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about drawing a conclusion, sequence, emotional reaction, importance, making a …More

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Animal Acts’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about circus animals. It is aimed at encouraging students to deconstruct the text in order to gain a deeper understanding of its purpose, to recall specific details from the text and to look critically at words in order …More

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Another Star on the Flag’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about Puerto Rico and the United States.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Antarctic Shipwreck!’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a shipwreck in Antarctica.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Antarctic Shipwreck!’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about a shipwreck in Antarctica.

Celebrating National Days
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This set of, ‘ANZAC Cove Gallipoli Memorial Photo Cards’ enhances vocabulary and concept development by providing a thought-provoking visual stimulus that can be used as a prompt to engage students in discussion about ANZAC Cove, Gallipoli.

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘Arctic Quest’, features two texts about the polar explorers Matthew Henson and Robert Peary. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the texts and includes questions about drawing a conclusion, making an inference, character, detail, reasoning, and comparison/contrast.

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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Around the World in 20 Days’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about flying around the world in a hot air balloon.

Graphic Organisers
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This graphic organiser, ‘Asking Questions’ prompts students to create questions using one word from the left column and one word from the top row. It is a great resource that assists students in creating progressively more complex, higher-order questions when analysing texts. It can also be used by teachers to develop questions that are targeted …More

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This worksheet, ‘Asking Questions about Waitangi Day’ prompts students to create questions using one word from the left column and one word from the top row that can help in discussing and researching the history of Waitangi Day and the Treaty. This great resource assists students in creating progressively more complex, higher-order questions to prompt …More

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