Year 3 Reading Comprehension New Tricks

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 3 Reading Comprehension New Tricks comprises 10 questions based on a story about a boy who loves Roald Dahl’s story “The Twits” so much, he tries a trick of his own. There a selection of questions for children to answer to develop their comprehension skills alongside their reading skills.

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National Curriculum Objectives

The questions in this activity cover the following content domains:

2a Give / explain the meaning of words in context.
2b Retrieve and record information / identify key details from fiction and non-fiction.
2c Summarise main ideas from more than one paragraph.
2d Make inferences from the text / explain and justify inferences with evidence from the text.
2g Identify / explain how meaning is enhanced through choice of words and phrases.
2h Make comparisons within the text