Activity Sheets KS2 & KS3

Available every Friday during term time, Activity Sheets are printable comprehensions, quizzes, vocabulary puzzles and debates based on the week’s news stories in First News.

Created in three reading levels for KS2 to KS3, our literacy worksheets deliver fully prepared lesson content every week, with the flexibility to assign the most suitable level for whole classes or groups of pupils, supporting you in developing children’s skills in the most applicable way to achieve the best results.

Like the iHub, they encourage children to delve into the detail of news stories and develop their skills around evaluating information and forming reasoned responses.

First News Newspaper with Activity Sheets

Comprehensions

Activity Sheet Comprehension Samples

Puzzles

Activity Sheet Puzzle Samples

Quizzes

Activity Sheet Quiz Samples

Debates

Activity Sheet Debate Example Who Are Your Sporting Heroes of 2018?

Comprehensions

Activity Sheet Comprehension Samples

Puzzles

Activity Sheet Puzzle Samples

Quizzes

Activity Sheet Quiz Samples

Debates

“I’ve seen so many positives from using the newspaper and reading activities during our Guided Reading sessions, particularly with reluctant readers who enjoyed being able to be in control of what, and where, they started reading the newspaper from.

The stories became great conversation starters and really supported the children in developing their justification and opinion-giving skills”

-Teacher and Reading Leader, Aldersbrook Primary School, London

Prefer to use an online, interactive tool?

The iHub is the most efficient way to engage pupils with interactive comprehensions, vocab puzzles, polls and debates, tailored to each pupil based on the reading level you assign them. With the flexibility to either automate or customise assignments for school or homework, and instant marking on multiple-choice questions the iHub is an invaluable, time-saving tool.

Prefer to use an online, interactive tool?

The iHub is the most efficient way to engage pupils with interactive comprehensions, vocab puzzles, polls and debates, tailored to each pupil based on the reading level you assign them. With the flexibility to either automate or customise assignments for school or homework, and instant marking on multiple-choice questions the iHub is an invaluable, time-saving tool.

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