Making great literacy lessons easy. Why join Plazoom?

Emma Raducanu: LKS2 comprehension and writing activities pack

image of Emma Raducanu: LKS2 comprehension and writing activities pack
Join as a full member today and receive...
  • Unlimited access to 1,500+ resources
  • Expert CPD guides and videos
  • Access to the Real Writing curriculum for KS2
  • Free subscription to Teach Reading & Writing magazine, and digital access to all back issues
  • New resources every week
  • Exclusive, member-only resource collections
  • Plus lots more...

Emma Raducanu has risen to fame in the sporting world after her spectacular win at the tennis US Open in September 2021. Introduce pupils in year 3 and year 4 to this inspiring teenager by reading a newspaper article about her first Grand Slam victory.

Pupils will read a newspaper article about the tennis player and will consider what makes her inspirational. They will then have the opportunity to develop comprehensions skills by answering simple questions about what they have listened to or read. Pupils will then celebrate her success by writing a letter congratulating the sportswoman on her win.

The resources will:
- teach pupils about an inspirational young person
- Give pupils the opportunity to practise reading and comprehension skills
- Give pupils the opportunity to write a letter to an inspirational person

This pack includes:

  • The Rise of Raducanu text and comprehension questions, with answer sheet
  • Letter template
  • Themed writing paper

National Curriculum Programme of study links
Pupils should be taught to retrieve and recording information from non-fiction
Pupils should draft and write by composing and rehearsing sentences orally, progressively building a varied and rich vocabulary and an increasing range of sentence structures.

  • The Rise of Raducanu text and comprehension questions, with answer sheet
  • Letter template
  • Themed writing paper
Look inside!

Click through to see what this resource has to offer

More from this collection

Browse by Year Group

Year
1

Year
2

Year
3

Year
4

Year
5

Year
6