History Year 1 Reading Comprehension A Fire Began

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Complete this History Year 1 Reading Comprehension to practise your reading skills. There are 7 questions about the text ‘A Fire Began’. Can you get them all correct?

Teacher Specific Information

This History Year 1 Reading Comprehension aims to support pupils’ reading skills, including retrieval and inference. 7 questions are presented around the poem ‘A Fire Began’, which tells the story of the Great Fire of London. Each slide presents an excerpt of text, followed by one question to answer. The seven questions include drag and drops, multiple choice, single choice sets, fill in the blanks and a true or false question.

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National Curriculum Objectives

(1a) Draw on knowledge of vocabulary to understand texts.
(1b) Identify or explain key aspects of fiction and non-fiction texts such as characters, events, titles and information.
(1d) Make inferences from the text.
(1e) Predict what might happen on the basis of what has been read so far.