A close reading activity with comprehension and grammar questions followed by an extension task about the Great Plague that happened from the 1664 until the Great Fire of London in 1666. The NO PREP informational text activity is perfect for students in fifth grade or sixth grade. Students will learn about the famous plague whilst developing their comprehension skills.
Included in this PDF printable resource:
- An informational text
- A comprehension activity with eight questions
- Two grammar questions about the text
- An extension writing activity
- An answer sheet for self-assessment or teacher use
This resource is great for:
- In class learning
- Independent work
- Guided reading sessions
- Assessment practice
- Reading interventions
- Emergency sub plans
The activity requires NO PREP; it has a body of text that students need to read through thoroughly; then they can use the text to find the comprehension and grammar answers. All texts then have an extension activity for those fast finishers and answers, for teacher use, are on the final page of the document.
Time allowance to complete:
5 minutes - read through the text individually.
40 minutes - answer questions using the text as guidance (including extension activity)
15 minutes - Teacher and students go through the text and answers.
Store: Creative Primary Literacy