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Burns Night - KS2 Comprehension Text and Worksheets

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Burns Night is celebrated in Scotland, and by Scots around the world, on 25th January, to remember the life and work of the Scottish Robert Burns.

Pupils in Year 5 and Year 6 will read a report explaining why Burns Night is celebrated and what happens during the festivities.

These KS2 resources will:

  • teach pupils about a significant person in British history
  • give pupils the opportunity to practise listening, reading and developing comprehension skills

This KS2 resource pack includes:

  • Burns Night - reading text
  • Comprehension questions
  • Answer sheet

National Curriculum English Programme of Study links

  • Pupils should listen to … non-fiction at a level beyond at which they can read independently
  • Pupils should understand the books that they can read independently and those that they listen to …

  • Burns Night - reading text
  • Burns Night - comprehension questions
  • Answer sheets
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