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15 - 21 NOV 2019

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News Comprehensions

  • Level 1 L1 News Comprehension - Four Stories

    Four Stories (15 – 21 November 2019)

    Home News
    'Caught on camera'
    'Shh! Dormouse sleeping'
    'Which words are said where?'

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  • Level 2 L2 News Comprehension - Look Closer

    Look Closer (15 – 21 November 2019)

    'Shh! Dormouse sleeping'
    'Caught on camera'
    'Saved!'

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  • Level 3 L3 News Comprehension - Article Analysis

    Article Analysis (15 – 21 November 2019)

    Special Report
    'Saving our planet'

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News Puzzles

  • Level 1 L1 News Puzzle

    L1 News Puzzle (15 – 21 November 2019)

    Animal News
    'Shh! Dormouse sleeping'

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  • Level 2 L2 News Puzzle

    L2 News Puzzle (15 – 21 November 2019)

    UK News
    'Doncaster'
    'London'
    'Slang search'

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  • Level 3 L3 News Puzzle

    L3 News Puzzle (15 – 21 November 2019)

    UK News
    'Doncaster'
    'London'
    'Slang search'

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News Quizzes

  • Level 1 L1 News Quiz - Mystery News

    Mystery News (15 – 21 November 2019)

    For issue 700

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  • Level 2 L2 News Quiz - News and Pictures

    News & Pics (15 – 21 November 2019)

    For issue 700

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  • Level 3 L3 News Quiz - In The Know

    In the Know (15 – 21 November 2019)

    For issue 700

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Level 1

Pupils working towards the requirements of the Lower Key Stage 2 – Years 3 and 4 – NC English Programme of Study for Reading. The reading age of the news stories and accompanying activities is approximately 7 to 9 yrs. (The news stories are slightly simplified versions of those found in First News). The activities support pupils’ development of the statutory reading comprehension skills required by the end of KS2 and these are referenced in each activity.

Level 2

Pupils working towards the requirements of the Upper Key Stage 2 – Years 5 and 6 – NC English Programme of Study for Reading. The reading age of the news stories and accompanying activities is approximately 9 to 12 yrs. The activities support pupils’ development of the statutory reading comprehension skills required by the end of KS2 and these are referenced in each activity.

Level 3

Pupils working towards the requirements of the Key Stage 3 NC English Language Programme of Study for Reading. The reading age of the news stories and accompanying activities is approximately 12 to 14 yrs. The activities support pupils’ development of the reading comprehension skills required in the lead up to requirements for GCSE English Language.

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