KS2 Reading Comprehension Book 2 (Ages 7-11)
Key Stage 2 Comprehension
provides a collection of stimulating texts, together with questions that both build comprehension skills and widen vocabulary. Children are encouraged to pay close attention to literal meaning, make inferences and deductions, observe how writing is structured and identify literary devices. Book 2
is for children whose reading skills are fluent and accurate and includes:
- excellent examples of broadsheet journalism and an instructional text 'How to make a wormery'
- extracts from classic fiction, including 'Treasure Island' and 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'
- a playscript adapted from a Sherlock Holmes detective story
- thought-provoking poetry from Charles Causley, Walter de la Mare, Valerie Bloom and Edward Thomas