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Use Context to Make Predictions

In this worksheet, students will use the context of a story to make suitable predictions.

'Use Context to Make Predictions' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Comprehension

Curriculum subtopic:   Predict Story Development

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Worksheet Overview

Read the passage below:


The audience took their seats. All of a sudden it went dark and the curtain rose.


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What might happen next?


To answer this question, we must use our prediction skills.

Prediction is where we make a clever and sensible guess about what happens next in a story based on the clues we've been given.


Here, the clues are audiencedark and curtain rose.

We can predict that a show is about to start.

We may not know which type of show, but the clues tell us they are in a theatre.


In this activity, we'll be making sensible guesses about what might happen next in a text.


Use the clues from the passage to help you.


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