Guided Reading Pack
This Guided Reading Pack is linked to the Poison Garden at Alnwick Gardens, in the form of a poem.
National Curriculum Objectives (England)
Reading: English Y5/6: Checking that the book makes sense to them, discussing their understanding and exploring the meaning of words in context
English Y5/6: Discuss and evaluate how authors use language, including figurative language, considering the impact on the reader
SPAG: English Y5/6: How words are related by meaning as synonyms and antonyms [for example, big, large, little]
Level of this Pack:
Old National Curriculum (England): 6
New National Curriculum (England): Year 6 Mastery
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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