Resource ID 107371

Lower KS2 English

"Be Comprehensive! Discovering Red Funnel."
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Title
"Be Comprehensive! Discovering Red Funnel."
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107371 - Lower KS2 Low Ability [THIS DOCUMENT]

107372 - Lower KS2 High Ability


Pupils will read a press release article about Red Funnel staff (and their families) becoming involved with an environmental cleaning project which took place in 2014. After reading the article, students will answer a range of questions regarding its content.

Contextual Summary

This is a pre- or post-visit English resource that engages students with their visit to Red Funnel ferries. The resource task extends children’s knowledge of Red Funnel’s involvement with the local community. The task enables them to develop their reading comprehension skills which will be relevant to the curriculum at lower key stage 2.

Key Skills Practised
  • Understand words/phrases in context
  • Retrieve information from the text
  • Use evidence to justify their views
  • Use skills of inference
  • Look for features of a specific text-type
  • Summarise key information
Learning Opportunities
Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate various reading skills: e.g. reading of texts for meaning and for specific information. They will summarise and present information from the text in their own words, and respond to specific questions. Students will demonstrate their skills when answering questions of a varying complexity. They will demonstrate their understanding of non-fiction texts.

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