This Year 1 Reading Skills - Falling Apples resource contains a newspaper report about Isaac Newton and his theory of gravity, along with a range of questions covering each content domain and some questions for more in-depth answer practice.
This text is intended to be used collaboratively. An adult reads the text, but it includes blue text on each page that should be appropriate for children to join in with during the spring and summer terms.
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This pack includes:
Year 1 Reading Skills - Falling Apples newspaper report
Reading comprehension questions organised by skill
Reading comprehension questions organised by page
Written answer practice questions
Answer reference matrix for easy marking
English Year 1: Understand both the books they can already read accurately and fluently and those that they listen to by drawing on what they already know or on background information and vocabulary provided by the teacher; discussing the significance of the title and events; making inferences on the basis of what is being said and done; and predicting what might happen on the basis of what has been read so far.
English Year 1: Develop pleasure in reading, motivation to read, vocabulary and understanding by being encouraged to link what they read or hear to their own experiences
English Year 1: Explain clearly their understanding of what is read to them
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