Read these interesting facts about British garden birds, then choose from two levels of comprehension questions (one a multiple choice). Both sets of questions include an answer sheet too.
You will find an assortment of our comprehension activities below, including holiday based and historical. Each comes with some interesting reading and then a set of questions for the children to answer.
Read this interesting passage about the Day of the Dead tradition, and then answer the questions. We've provided an answer sheet at the back.
Read the story of Saint George and the dragon and the people of Silene, then answer the questions and colour in our picture of Saint George.
Read all about the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 and then answer some questions based on what you've just read.
Read William Wordsworth's lovely poem and then have a go at these comprehension questions to encourage understanding and expand vocabulary. We've included an answer sheet.
Learn all about Leap Years with this printable comprehension worksheet. Read the history of Leap Years and the rules for them in our Gregorian calendar, then answer the questions.
This fun activity asks children first to break the beginning sound code to read a letter from an alien, then to answer some simple questions, and finally to write a short letter in reply.
Read the simple text and then answer 4 questions before drawing a particular of a caterpillar munching on a leaf. We've included answers on page 3.
Our fairy story comprehension worksheets are a fun way to introduce comprehension work to younger kids.
Learn more about the celebrations that mark the Jewish festival of Passover by reading the text and answering the questions on our Passover Celebrations Comprehension Worksheet.
Read this interesting piece about pumpkins - where they originate from, how they grow and why they are associated with Halloween - and then answer the questions. We've also provided an answer sheet in the pdf.
Read about Saint David and St David's Day and then answer the comprehension questions. We've included an answer sheet too.
Read the passage about the ancient monument of Stonehenge, then see if you can answer all the questions below...
Read the text to learn about the Empire Windrush, the Windrush Generation and Windrush Day, and then answer the questions.