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Making great literacy lessons easy. Why join Plazoom?

Get your entire class reading and writing with ease!

Engage even your most reluctant readers with original stories from the nation’s favourite comic, Beano. Designed to help KS2 pupils develop comprehension skills of retrieval, inference and sequencing, and inspire and encourage creative writing, Comic Comprehension with Beano and Plazoom will add fun to your lessons, guaranteed!

Featuring iconic characters including Dennis and Gnasher, Dangerous Dan, Rubi von Screwtop, Minnie the Minx and Bananaman, each resource pack includes side-splitting stories from Beano that children will love to read; and activities they’ll relish completing.

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Discover Comic Comprehension

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Beano’s visual, comic strip format can make more sense to some learners and offers less text for reluctant readers to decode

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Each resource includes retrieval, sequencing and inference questions for pupils to answer to improve key comprehension skills

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Inspire and encourage reluctant writers by giving them creative challenges based on the characters they love

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Comic Comprehension resources, at a glance

  1. Beano’s comic strip format features the nation’s favourite characters to inspire readers. With limited text on the page, this can help encourage reluctant readers to engage with the text.

  2. Comprehension questions included in each pack are designed to check pupils’ understanding, such as asking pupils to infer events and feelings from the illustrations, as well as the written text.

  3. A ‘Now it’s Your Turn’ writing task is also included, to encourage children to write independently, linking the events and characters they’ve read about.

Why do teachers love Comic Comprehension?

We test all of our resources in the classroom to ensure EVERY Plazoom resource works for both teachers and pupils. There are thousands of primary schools in the UK and abroad using Plazoom resources to improve literacy outcomes every day.

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Bring more Beano to your lessons!

As the nation’s favourite comic, Beano has been inspiring children to read for 80 years. Every issue delivers fresh vocabulary and perfectly pitched funny stories in its clear comic strip format, encouraging even the most reluctant readers to enjoy reading.

You can find even more Beano-inspired resources that support literacy and PSHE curriculums, and bring fun to your young learners, today!