This 16-page illustrated PDF contains brief passages from the following three classic works of Victorian literature:
- Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
- Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
- The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
Each one is accompanied by its own comprehension worksheet, featuring questions that focus on the key skills of inference, information retrieval and vocabulary use. Ideal for morning activities, short reading sessions or for sparking student’s interest in a particular classic text.
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Comprehension skills develop through pupils’ experience of high-quality discussion with the teacher, as well as from reading and discussing a range of stories, poems and non-fiction.