Year 6 Reading comprehension worksheets by Subject
A zoos a good place for animals to live or not. Here is an argument for zoos. Read it and see if you agree with the writer's viewpoint or not.
Do you think zoos are a good thing? Read this interesting argument against zoos and see if you agree with the writer's opinion or not.
Read this exciting story of a goblin who puts a terrible curse on a sick queen, then see if you can answer the questions that follow.
Winston Churchill is an important figure in history because he was Prime Minister of Britain during the Second World War. Read this biography and then see if you can answer the questions.
The author of ‘The stolen spy kit’ has split the story into eight paragraphs. Read through the story again and think about why the text has been split up this way. Can you write a phrase that sums up each paragraph in these boxes?
Read this tense tale about a stolen spy kit and then see if you can answer the questions.
Start by reading 'The stolen spy kit' then imagine that Matthew decides to tell his mum about the Spy Kit. What might he say to her? How do you think she would reply? Write the conversation they might have. Remember the rules of speech!
Reading comprehension doesn't have to be dull! The Stolen Book of Spells offers KS2 students an engaging story, challenging questions and a riddle to solve – they'll be so immersed in the narrative they won't even realise they're working on their literacy. Answers are provided so you can mark your child's work and help them improve their ability to comprehend, decode and interpret what they read.
Read this short passage about taking a train journey to France, then answer questions based on the text.
Help your child unlock hidden meaning in text with this worksheet about colour association. After reading an explanation and examples, can they put their knowledge into practice in their own writing? Suggested answers are included so you can look over their work and help them improve it.
This activity, aimed at Year 7 or advanced primary school pupils, will help your child analyse and break down a text to find evidence for their answers. What words have been used to create an impact? What images have been painted for the reader? Work through this activity step by step to practise reading comprehension.
Time for some text analysis! Can your child identify the purpose and target audience of different types of text which all relate to the same subject? They will need to look for key words to help them prove their point.
Test reading comprehension skills with some thorough analysis of a short piece of text. What atmosphere, emotion and setting does the writer convey? What effective techniques are used? A KS3 worksheet, also suitable to stretch gifted Year 6 pupils.