The Zika Virus Outbreak (Y5m/Y6d) Guided Reading Pack
Guided Reading Pack
This Guided Reading Pack is linked to the Zika virus and the upcoming Olympics in Brazil.
National Curriculum Objectives (England)
Reading: English Y5/6: Retrieve, record and present information from non-fiction
SPAG: English Y5/6: Use of the colon to introduce a list and use of semi-colons within lists
Curriculum for Wales Objectives (Wales)
English: Reading: Reading Strategies Y5/6: Recognise and understand the characteristics of a range of different texts (continuous and non-continuous) in terms of language, theme, structure and presentation
Response and Analysis Y5/6: Consider what they read/view, responding orally and in writing to the ideas, language, tone, style and presentation/organisation; select evidence to support their views
Level of this Pack:
Old National Curriculum (England): 4a
New National Curriculum (England): Year 5 Mastery/Year 6 Developing
Curriculum for Wales (Wales): Year 5 Mastery/Year 6 Developing
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) Reading Expectations and the Curriculum for Wales Reading Expectations.
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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