Reading Comprehension Questions Year 3


Literacy Curriculum

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What was your favourite part of this story?

Would you read another book by this author again?

Would you recommend this book to a friend?

Does this book remind you of any others?

Summarising the text (describing key events)

Can you tell me what has happened on this page in your own words?

What does ____(choose a word from the text)____ mean?

List the three main things that happened on this page (or pages).

What words in the text excite you? Why?

Asking questions

What questions do you have about what we just read?

What are you still wondering after reading that page?

If you could ask the character a question what would you ask?


How does the character feel at ____________ point in the story? How do you know?

What word shows how the character is feeling?

Describe the main character – use words from the text to help you. 

Do the main character’s feelings change at ___________ point in the story? Why?

Choose two characters in the story. Are they the same or different? Why?


Predicting what will happen next

What could have happened before the book took place?

What do you think is going to happen next?

Why do you think that would happen?

What would you do next?

Choose a part from the story. What would you have done?