More Comprehension

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.

British garden birds comprehension

British Garden Birds Comprehension

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.

Caterpillar Comprehension Questions

Caterpillar Comprehension Questions

Read Caterpillar by Christina Rossetti (we have a lovely printable version here) and then answer these questions. We've included an answer sheet for easy marking / checking in the pdf.

Day of the Dead Comprehension

Day of the Dead Comprehension

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.

George and the Dragon Comprehension

George and the Dragon Comprehension

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.

Jack And The Beanstalk Comprehension

Jack And The Beanstalk Comprehension

The kids can practise comprehension skills by reading Jack and the Beanstalk (our printable version can be found here), then answering a few simple questions on this worksheet.

Leap Year Comprehension

Leap Year Comprehension

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.

Passover Celebrations Comprehension Worksheet

Passover Celebrations Comprehension Worksheet

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.

Pumpkin comprehension

Pumpkin Comprehension

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.

Saint David comprehension

Saint David Comprehension

Read about Saint David and St David's Day and then answer the comprehension questions. We've included an answer sheet too.

Stonehenge Comprehension

Stonehenge Comprehension

Read the passage about the ancient monument of Stonehenge, then see if you can answer all the questions below...

Windrush Comprehension

Windrush Comprehension

Read the text to learn about the Empire Windrush, the Windrush Generation and Windrush Day, and then answer the questions.

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