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Read the Signs

In this worksheet, students practise identifying information from signs and symbols in the world around them.

'Read the Signs' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Reading: Comprehension

Curriculum subtopic:  Gain Understanding of Texts

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

You might see a stall like this at a fairground or village fete. The notices hanging up give us a lot of information about things we can do and where we can find them.

 

In this worksheet you can practise reading notices and working out what they mean.

Is this statement true or false?

You can buy ice cream at this stall.

 

true

false

Which way do you need to go if you need the toilet?

 

left

right

Which item costs £1?

 

a toffee apple

an ice cream

the lucky dip

What will you find if you turn right?

 

donkey rides

the lucky dip

the toilets

You will also see signs around villages, towns and cities. Some of them have words but some are just symbols.​

Do you know what this sign means?

This shop is closed.

You are not allowed to drive down this road.

There is a hospital here.

From the list below, select the things that you would find at the fairground or village fete.

rides

dinosaurs

toys

prizes

an elephant

hot dogs

From the list below, select the things that you would find at the fairground or village fete.

ice cream

an aeroplane

a computer

lucky dip

raffle

burgers

From the list below, select the things that you can eat.

candy floss

donkey rides

cakes

loud speakers

From the list below, select the things that you cannot eat.

pizzas

lights

games

raffle

  • Question 1

Is this statement true or false?

You can buy ice cream at this stall.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
true
  • Question 2

Which way do you need to go if you need the toilet?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
left
  • Question 3

Which item costs £1?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
the lucky dip
  • Question 4

What will you find if you turn right?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
donkey rides
  • Question 5

You will also see signs around villages, towns and cities. Some of them have words but some are just symbols.​

Do you know what this sign means?

CORRECT ANSWER
You are not allowed to drive down this road.
  • Question 6

From the list below, select the things that you would find at the fairground or village fete.

CORRECT ANSWER
rides
toys
prizes
hot dogs
EDDIE SAYS
You will not find dinosaurs or an elephant at a fairground or village fete.
  • Question 7

From the list below, select the things that you would find at the fairground or village fete.

CORRECT ANSWER
ice cream
lucky dip
raffle
burgers
EDDIE SAYS
You will not find an aeroplane or a computer at a fairground or village fete.
  • Question 8

From the list below, select the things that you can eat.

CORRECT ANSWER
candy floss
cakes
EDDIE SAYS
You cannot eat donkey rides or loud speakers.
  • Question 9

From the list below, select the things that you cannot eat.

CORRECT ANSWER
lights
games
raffle
EDDIE SAYS
The only thing you can eat is pizza.
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