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Dennis and the Mud – KS2 Beano Comprehension and Writing Activities Pack

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Plazoom has teamed up with Beano to create comprehension activities based on one of its well-loved comic strips. The comprehension questions will develop pupils’ skills when answering questions that involve retrieval, inference, vocabulary and sequencing. A writing prompt is also included with each resource pack.

In this resource, pupils will read Dennis and Gnasher Unleashed. In this story, Dennis’s dad is confused as a mess that he thinks he has cleared up, reappears! Pupils will answer questions about the story, then design and write about a new product that dad could use to clean the house.

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National Curriculum programme of study links
Pupils should check that they understand what they read by
- checking that the text makes sense to them ... checking the meaning of words in context.
- drawing inferences such as inferring characters feelings, thoughts and motives for their actions, and justifying inferences with evidence.
Pupils should plan and discuss their ideas for writing.

  • Beano comic story
  • Activities sheet
  • Answer sheet
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