Reading

LIRA: HCPS’s guide to identifying and answering different reading comprehension question types

This document is HCPS’s quick guide to solving reading comprehension questions. If you read through this poster it will explain the different question types you may come across in a reading comprehension assessment: literal, inference, reader response and author intent. As well as helping you to identify the type of question, this framework gives you pointers on how to begin answering these types of questions.
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LIRA

Black Bird Reading Comprehension

Click this link to download a short reading comprehension inference task. When completing this task use the inference grid to help you draw out evidence from the text and then use this evidence within your answer in the evidence questions section. Remember, your thoughts or opinions alone are not worth any marks, these MUST be backed up with evidence or quotes from the text.

Lost World Reading Comprehension

Click this link to download a short reading comprehension inference task. When completing this task use the inference grid to help you draw out evidence from the text and then use this evidence within your answer in the evidence questions section. Remember, your thoughts or opinions alone are not worth any marks, these MUST be backed up with evidence or quotes from the text.

White Fang Reading Comprehension

Click this link to download a short reading comprehension inference task. When completing this task use the inference grid to help you draw out evidence from the text and then use this evidence within your answer in the evidence questions section. Remember, your thoughts or opinions alone are not worth any marks, these MUST be backed up with evidence or quotes from the text.

Maths

Times Table Rockstars

Children at HCPS have been given a login to grant them access to Times Tables Rock Stars online. Times Table Rock Stars is a fun learning resource which encourages children to practice their times table facts from 1-12 whilst either competing against themselves or other children online. Teachers are also able to arrange a ‘battle of the bands’ this involves a competition between the classes involved. As children complete challenges online

Maths Chase – Practice your timestables!

Fancy practicing your timestables? Feelign confident enough to choose which timestables you rehearse? Check out Maths Chase! 🙂

Y6 Calculation Policy

This document contains the key pencil and paper procedures that are taught within Year Six. It highlights how children are taught to solve the four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division). AT HCPS we promote the linking of skills to ensure that tasks have context and calculations are part of real life situations, are meaningful and learning is engaging and interesting.
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Y6 Calculation Policy

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