Reading Non Fiction

These activities and downloadable resources are perfect for supporting the teaching of non-fiction reading.

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The Instruction Writing Pack

The Instruction Writing Pack

Teach your children about instruction writing with this collection of downloadable teaching, activity and display resources!
7 - 11
Roald Dahl Biography - with Comprehension Questions

Roald Dahl Biography - with Comprehension Questions

Learn about the life of popular author Roald Dahl with our differentiated biographies. Also includes three sets of comprehension questions with answers!
5 - 16
Instruction Writing Banner

Instruction Writing Banner

Use this free printable banner on your classroom displays to help your children learn about instruction writing. Add your children's own instructions too!
5 - 11
The Persuasive Writing Pack

The Persuasive Writing Pack

Teach your children about persuasive writing with this resource pack for teachers. Includes guides for children, activity resources, suggested vocabulary and a quality example of persuasive writing.
7 - 16

Improving Instructions

Ask your children to improve this basic set of instructions (which solve a puzzle in Haven in Myst IV) by adding connectives, changing the text and adding pictures.
5 - 11
What are the Commonwealth Games?

What are the Commonwealth Games?

A poster with information about the Commonwealth Games. Perfect for whole class reading or independent research!
7 - 11
How to make an Egyptian Boat

How to make an Egyptian Boat

Follow these instructions to make your own Egyptian reed boat.
7 - 11
How to make Egyptian Jewellery

How to make Egyptian Jewellery

Ask your class to make this Egyptian jewellery with these handy instructions.
7 - 11
How to play Senet

How to play Senet

Discover how to play the Egyptian game of Senet with these useful instructions.
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How to make a game of Senet

How to make a game of Senet

Find out how to make your own game of Senet!
7 - 11
How to make a Shaduf

How to make a Shaduf

Recreate an Ancient Egyptian farmer's shaduf using Lego by following these instructions. A fantastic classroom activity with a free downloadable resource!
5 - 11

Report Checklist

A handy checklist which children can complete when trying to find the features of report books.
7 - 11

Research Template

A useful template which will help children when researching for different topics.
7 - 11

Appraising Information Books

A set of questions which encourage children to appraise Tudor information books.
7 - 11

Newspaper Activities

A number of activities using newspapers.