Year 2 Dinosaurs Reading Comprehension Darwin’s Surprise

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 2 Dinosaurs Reading Comprehension helps children to practise their basic reading skills. It includes a simple fiction text called Darwin’s Surprise. The excerpts of text are spread out across all 10 slides, with a question to answer about each section. The 9 questions include opportunities to select multiple choice options, select from a single choice set, fill in the blanks and drag and drop numbers to order events.

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.

(1c) Identify and explain the sequence of events in texts.

(1d) Make inferences from the text.