Teaching Resource

Out of the Book - Comprehension Board Game

PDF | 27 pages|Grades: 2 - 6

A fun comprehension strategy board game for students to play during literacy rotations.

Use this teaching resource in the classroom during literacy rotations to reinforce and develop reading and comprehension strategies.

Students work their way towards the finish line by reading small passages from a variety of Strategy Cards and answering multiple choice comprehension questions. The first student to reach the finish is the winner!

Each Strategy and Pop Quiz card have the answer on the back for students to refer to when playing.

This resource includes:

  • 1 Out of the Book Comprehension Board Game
  • 88 comprehension strategy cards
  • 12 Pop Quiz cards
  • 1 instruction page.

Print and laminate the Out of the Book Comprehension Board Game and instruction page. Print each Strategy Card and Pop Quiz card. Cut out the cards, fold in half, creating a front and a back, then laminate each card to create a class set. Store in a zip-lock bag for easy access and use during literacy group activities.

This board game includes comprehension cards for the following strategies:

  • predicting
  • making connections
  • author’s purpose
  • finding the main idea
  • sequencing
  • cause and effect
  • making inferences
  • summarising
  • fact and opinion
  • recalling facts and details
  • compare and contrast.

A black and white version of this resource is also available.

  National Curriculum Curriculum alignment

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