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Florence Nightingale KS1 Non-Fiction Reading Comprehension Worksheets Pack

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This reading comprehension for Years 1 and 2 focuses on the life and work of Florence Nightingale, and her impact on nursing and hospitals – building children’s skills of recall and inference, and enhancing their vocabulary.

This primary resource includes

  • 7-page Florence Nightingale reading comprehension worksheet
  • Answer sheet

National Curriculum English Programme of Study links

Understand both the books they can already read accurately and fluently and those they listen to by:

  • Drawing on what they already know or on background information and vocabulary provided by the teacher
  • Checking that the text makes sense to them as they read and correcting inaccurate reading
  • Making inferences on the basis of what is being said and done
  • Predicting what might happen on the basis of what has been read so far
  • Answering and asking questions
  • Explain and discuss their understanding of books, poems and other material, both those that they listen to and those that they read for themselves.

  • Reading sheet with questions
  • Answer sheet
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