The 11+ Reading Comprehension Club is designed for children in Year 5 who need to boost their reading comprehension skills and learn how to write clear, structured answers as well as answer multiple choice questions. It is perfect for children sitting competitive 11+ exam exams to independent and grammar schools in 2024.
Your child will learn how to tackle 11+ reading comprehension passages with increasing confidence. They will learn the tips and techniques to help them answer reading comprehension passages with accuracy and flair!
The course runs throughout the academic year 2023-2024 over three terms.
Throughout the course, your child will study a variety of contemporary and classic fiction, non-fiction and poetry from past exam papers and other sources.
This course is taught by Coriden Francis.
In the Spring Term your child will learn how to tackle poetry comprehension, non-fiction comprehension and how to compare two different texts (Sutton).
The Summer Term is dedicated to exam practice! Your child will learn the exam tips and techniques to answer both multiple-choice and traditional structured comprehension papers.
During the Autumn Term, your child will learn the following skills:
How to read and annotate passages for meaning.
Summarising: how to answer ‘in your own words’ type of questions.
Simple and complex inference questions. How to find clues in the text and read between the lines. Skimming and scanning for synonyms. How to embed quotations in answers using point-evidence-explain technique.
Words in context. How to use different techniques to deduce the meaning of an unfamiliar word.
Author’s use of language. How to answer questions on language features such as similes, metaphors, etc, and to analyse their effects.
Evaluation questions including character analysis. How to evaluate a text using personal experience and textual evidence to write a detailed answer.
The 11+ Reading Club is only for children in Year 5.
- 10 x 1 hourly sessions
- Includes all learning materials
- Lessons are recorded for replay
- Weekly homework set to consolidate skills
- Online Zoom classes
- Maximum of 6 children
- Cost: £360 per term
- Tutor: Coriden Francis MA (Oxon)
MONDAYS | 6.00 – 7.00 pm
11th, 18th, 25th September | 9th, 16th, 30th October | 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th November
NO CLASSES: 2nd and 23rd October
It’s not too late to enrol! Classes are recorded so your child can catch up. Please contact me for further information.
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