Guided Reading Planning Cards: Top 5

Content Domain – KS1

1a

1b

1c

1d

1e

1b – Identify and explain key aspects of fiction and non-fiction texts, such as characters, events, titles and information.

1c – Identify and explain sequences of events in texts

Content Domain – KS2

2a

2b

2c

2d

2e

2f

2g

2h

2b – Retrieve and record information / identify key details from fiction and non-fiction.

2f – Identify / explain how information / narrative content is related and contributes to meaning as a whole

 

Resources: A Top 5 grid

Downloadable Resources:

Top 5 Template PDF

Top 5 Template Word Format

Method:

Ask children to discuss and/or complete the Top 5 grid stating the top 5 most important parts of the text. This could easily be differentiated to a Top 3 grid.

Compare and discuss different children’s lists – ask them to justify their choices.

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Test Question Practice  – KS1

Written Answers

Give two

Test Question Practice  – KS2

Written Answers

Short sentence

Long Sentence

Give two

Write down