What facts can you find in text and what can you infer?

Closed and open-ended comprehension activities for Ferdinand Forest and the pirate pickle.

Use this editable PDF to write your Word of the Week.

What facts can you find in text and what can you infer?

Use this editable PDF to write your Word of the Week.

Closed and open-ended comprehension activities for Ferdinand Forest and the pirate pickle.

Knowledge and skills

  • Reading
  • Presenting

A class assembly on books is the perfect place to celebrate these amazing objects that can have such a positive impact on our lives.

Knowledge and skills

  • Comprehension
  • Discussing books
  • Instructional writing
  • Asking questions
  • Note-taking
  • Planning and drafting
  • Research
  • Skimming and scanning
  • Non-fiction writing

Help children extract the important from the interesting as they navigate their way through non-fiction texts – it's a skill that will stay with them forever.

Knowledge and skills

  • Character analysis
  • Comprehension
  • Discussing books
  • Group discussion
  • Making predictions
  • Speaking and listening
  • Story characters
  • Story elements
  • Story structure
  • Asking questions
  • Creative thinking
  • Enquiry skills

Lovers of literature subconsciously interrogate text as they read. It’s a handy skill to pass on to your new reading detectives.

Knowledge and skills

  • Character analysis
  • Character, plot and setting
  • Comprehension
  • Discussing books
  • Group discussion
  • Reading widely
  • Speaking and listening
  • Story characters
  • Story structure
  • Themes and conventions

Ferdinand Forest has got a problem. What shall he read now he's come to the end of his favourite series of books? This framed story is perfect for looking at story structure and character place in story.

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