Guided Reading Pack
This Guided Reading Pack is in the form of diary entries written by Mary Anning, the woman who discovered many fossils.
National Curriculum Objectives (England)
Reading: English Y5/6: Drawing inferences such as inferring characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions, and justifying inferences with evidence
SPAG: English Y5/6: Use of the semi-colon, colon and dash to mark the boundary between independent clauses [for example, It’s raining; I’m fed up]
Other: History KS1: A study of an aspect of history or a site dating from a period beyond 1066 that is significant in the locality
Level of this Pack:
Old National Curriculum (England): 5
New National Curriculum (England): Year 5 Mastery/Year 6 Secure
Book Band: Black
PM Benchmark Level: Free Reading
Reading Recovery Level: Free Reading
Reading Age: 11+
The pack includes:
Oral teacher questions with answers for guided reading sessions. Each question is linked to the New National Curriculum (England).
Follow-up work with answers.
Spelling, punctuation and grammar work related to the text with answers.
Vocabulary work related to words in the story.
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