Year 4 Reading Comprehension Fleeing the Fire

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 4 Reading Comprehension Fleeing the Fire comprises 14 questions based on the Great Fire of London. Children answer questions based on the text, developing both their reading skills and their ability to retrieve answers and infer meaning.

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National Curriculum Objectives

The questions in this activity cover the following content domains:

2a Give or explain the meaning of words in context.

2b Retrieve and record information or identify key details from fiction and non-fiction.

2c Summarise main ideas from more than one paragraph.

2d Make inferences from the text or explain and justify inferences with evidence from the text.

2e Predict what might happen from details stated and implied.

2f Identify or explain how information or narrative content is related and contributes to meaning as a whole.

2g Identify or explain how meaning is enhanced through choice of words and phrases.

2h Make comparisons within the text.