English SATs reading practice paper
A reading SATs practice paper with answers in the style of the national curriculum reading tests for KS2 English. This popular English reading paper is perfect for SATs practice and for familiarising children with the test paper format.
Based on past papers, it features fiction extracts from The Railway Children and Little Women and a non-fiction extract from The Short and Bloody History of Pirates, along with reading comprehension questions and a full SATs test mark scheme.
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Sample questions based on the extract from The Railway Children by E. Nesbitt.
1. Roberta’s hat was crooked, and the elastic seemed tighter than usual.
Which word is closest in meaning to crooked?
2. Look at page 3. Why does Mother tell the children that they have to walk?
3. Look at the paragraph that begins: This was the first train…
In what ways can you tell that the children felt uncomfortable? Name two.
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