The Dairy Farm Reading Response Activity Sheets (The Dairy Farm Sheets)

  • The Dairy Farm Reading Response Activity Sheets (The Dairy Farm Sheets)
  • Course: English
  • Grade: Year 3
  • Section: Reading Comprehension
  • Outcome: The Dairy Farm
  • Activity Type: Printable
  • Activity ID: 2991


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United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

  • KS1 – Key Stage 1
    • KS1.En2 – Reading
      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Language structure and variation

          • KS1.En2.4 – To read texts with greater accuracy and understanding, pupils should be taught about the characteristics of different types of text [for example, beginnings and endings in stories, use of captions].

        • Literature

          • KS1.En2.3 – To develop their understanding of fiction, poetry and drama, pupils should be taught to:

            • KS1.En2.3.f – Respond imaginatively in different ways to what they read [for example, using the characters from a story in drama, writing poems based on ones they read, showing their understanding through art or music].

        • Reading strategies

          • KS1.En2.1 – Pupils should be taught to read with fluency, accuracy, understanding and enjoyment:

            • Understanding text

              • They should be taught to use grammatical understanding and their knowledge of the content and context of texts to:

                • KS1.En2.1.i – Understand how word order affects meaning

                • KS1.En2.1.j – Decipher new words, and confirm or check meaning

                • KS1.En2.1.k – Work out the sense of a sentence by rereading or reading ahead

                • KS1.En2.1.l – Focus on meaning derived from the text as a whole

                • KS1.En2.1.m – Use their knowledge of book conventions, structure, sequence and presentational devices

                • KS1.En2.1.n – Draw on their background knowledge and understanding of the content.

      • Literature

        • KS1.En2.6 – The range should include:

          • KS1.En2.6.a – Stories and poems with familiar settings and those based on imaginary or fantasy worlds

          • KS1.En2.6.e – Stories, plays and poems with patterned and predictable language

    • KS1.En3 – Writing
      • Knowledge, skills and understanding

        • Composition

          • KS1.En3.1 – Pupils should be taught to:

            • KS1.En3.1.f – Use the texts they read as models for their own writing.

Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

  • Year 2
    • Literacy
      • Interpreting, analysing, evaluating

        • ACELY1669 – Read less predictable texts with phrasing and fluency by combining contextual, semantic, grammatical and phonic knowledge using text processing strategies, for example monitoring meaning, predicting, rereading and self-correcting

        • ACELY1670 – Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning and begin to analyse texts by drawing on growing knowledge of context, language and visual features and print and multimodal text structures

New Zealand – National Standards expand/collapse

  • Y3 – Year 3
    • Y3.R – Reading
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y3.R.2 – Articulating and using a variety of decoding strategies appropriately when they encounter unfamiliar words (e.g., by recognising syllables within words or by applying their knowledge of regular and irregular spelling patterns)

        • Y3.R.5 – Applying their knowledge of word families, collocations, and sentence or phrase structures to find the meanings of unknown words

        • Y3.R.6 – Looking for information in visual language features (such as text boxes in non-fiction texts)

United States – Common Core State Standards expand/collapse

  • 2 – Grade 2
    • RI.2 – Reading: Informational Text
      • Literacy

        • RI.2.1 – Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

        • RI.2.2 – Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

        • RI.2.3 – Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

      • Literacy

        • RI.2.4 – Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.

      • Literacy

        • RI.2.7 – Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.

      • Literacy

        • RI.2.10 – By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

    • RF.2 – Reading: Foundational Skills
      • Literacy

        • RF.2.4 – Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

          • RF.2.4.a – Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.