This download contains a 15-page illustrated PDF featuring brief passages from three works of poetry by Robert Louis Stevenson and a series of KS2 reading comprehension questions, alongside an accompanying answers sheet. The passages are taken from the following poems:
- From a Railway Carriage
- My Shadow
- The Land of Story-Books
Each passage 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 students’ interest in poetry more generally.
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.