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Reading Comprehension

Week beginning 06.07.20

 

This weeks comprehension is about the London Marathon. This event is held in London every year usually in April. It is set around the River Thames, starting in Blackheath and finishing at The Mall. It was founded by athletes Chris Brasher and John Disley in 1981. The London Marathon is 26.2 miles. Eliud Kipchoge achieved the fastest time to run the London Marathon with a time of 2 hours, 2 minutes and 37 seconds. The slowest time was by a firefighter Lloyd Scott who was wearing a 130 lb antique deep sea diving suit in 2002 and it took him 5 days, 8 hours, 29 minutes and 46 seconds.

Week beginning 29.06.20

 

This week the comprehension is all about Tim Peake. After the Space X launch we thought that you may be interested in finding out about him. Tim was the first British ESA astronaut to visit the International Space Station, launching on a Soyuz rocket on 15th December 2015. He finished his 186 day mission when he landed back on Earth on 18th June 2016. Why don't you read the text below and answer the questions. Level 1 are the easier questions and level 3 the more difficult. The answers are also below for you to check once you've completed them. Maybe you can draw a picture an email it to our year 3 email. We always love to see the work you have been doing.

Week beginning 22.06.20

 

This weeks comprehension is all about fossils. A fossil is any preserved remains, impression, or trace of any once-living thing from a past geological age. Examples include bones, shells and exoskeletons. Fossils are primarily found in sedimentary rock, which is formed on the Earth's surface. Layers of sedimentary rock are formed by accumulating particles like sand or silt. Sometimes plants and animals become buried in this sediment, which protects them from scavengers, organic decay or weathering.

 

There are differentiated sheets so if you prefer the easier one chose level 1 and the harder one is level 3. The answers are there for you to check once completed.

Week beginning 15.06.20

 

This weeks reading comprehension is ' Pet care for a cat'. Choose the level most suited to you, level 1 is the easiest and level 2 is the hardest one. Read the text and answer the questions. You can check your answers using the answer sheet but only when you've finished!

Aspiration, Inspiration, Motivation, Aim High

 
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