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 a story featuring Minnie the Minx. Minnie has a toy confiscated at school and goes to great lengths to retrieve it. Pupils will answer questions about the story, then write descriptions of other toys that Minnie’s teacher might have in her confiscation box.
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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.