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This English reading teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to read and answer a range of different comprehension questions about the structure and content of an explanation. The class can compose sentences to suggest what might happen when making journeys using other forms of transport.

Download this teaching pack including a shared reading text, activity worksheets and an interactive presentation to teach the children to read and answer a range of different comprehension questions about the structure and content of an explanation

Learning Objectives

Being introduced to non-fiction texts that are structured in different ways. Explain and discuss their understanding of non-fiction material.

Learning Outcomes

I can identify how explanations are written and structured differently from other types of texts. I can use parts of a text to answer questions about an explanation.

By Aeroplane

Shared reading text to help the children identify the structure and format of an explanation text about travelling somewhere by aeroplane

By Aeroplane Questions

Activity to help the children read and answer a range of different comprehension questions about the structure and content of an explanation

By Aeroplane Sentences (support)

Activity to help the children to complete sentences showing the content of an explanation text about travelling somewhere by aeroplane

By Aeroplane

Interactive activity to help the children read and answer a range of different comprehension questions about the structure and content of an explanation

Download this teaching pack including a shared reading text, activity worksheets and an interactive presentation to teach the children to read and answer a range of different comprehension questions about the structure and content of an explanation

  • Word Sentences or

    Word Sentences or

    Select and use words with the common letter strings or to complete different sentences

  • Word Sentences air

    Word Sentences air

    Select and use words with the common letter string air to complete different sentences

  • Buses, Trains, Planes

    Buses, Trains, Planes

    Select patterned language to use when writing poems describing ways of travelling when making different journeys

  • Poetry Display

    Poetry Display

    Redraft and edit poems to display in the classroom describing transport that can be used for a range of journeys