Year 5 Myths Reading Comprehension Romulus and Remus

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 5 Myths Reading Comprehension aims to build pupils’ reading skills and stamina when reading longer texts. The activity comprises 12 questions about the myth Romulus and Remus, which details the origin story of the Roman Empire. The twelve questions include drag and drops, fill in the blanks, mark the words, multiple choice and single choice sets.

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National Curriculum Objectives

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