Solve criminally hard comprehension!

  • Questions focussed on inference and deduction
  • 15 wonderful extracts covering different genres and text types
  • Teaching guidance from a top literacy consultant

Sample pages for KS1

Sample pages for Year 5

Texts included for Year 5

Sample pages for Year 6

Texts included for Year 6

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The commentary that accompanies each text has been invaluable. As a school our reading attainment data rose significantly since the previous academic year from 45% to 68% or above age related expectations.
Head of a North London Primary school
Upgrade if you are looking to help familiarise children with the high demand of questions in the end of KS reading tests and activate their inner sleuth.
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Would recommend Reading Detectives to help primary teachers get to grips with demands of reading curriculum. Worth the investment. Tony Sands, Tadcaster East CP School

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