These reading challenge sheets provide a quick burst of comprehension practice, ideal for morning work, a short reading session or even sparking an interest in a classic text.
Each sheet comprises a brief extract from a classic text with a range of reading challenge questions focusing on the key reading skills of inference, information retrieval and the use of language.
Answer sheets are included.
The classic texts in this pack, all written by Mark Twain, include:
- A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
- The Prince and the Pauper
- The Celebrated Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County
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.