Year 2 Reading Challenge Autumn 1 2022

This half term we are learning about the Seaside.

Read the texts below and complete at least one of the challenges. If you struggle to read it yourself, ask someone for help.

If your answers impress your teachers, you might win a prize in the challenge assembly at the end of half term!

Bronze

  1. When did seaside holidays first start?
  2. Where was the first British seaside holiday?
  3. When did seasides become more popular?
  4. Why did they have bathing machines?

Silver

Write 2 other facts that you have learnt from reading the text.

Gold

Seasides were better in the Victorian days. Do you agree? Explain why.

Platinum

Use a dictionary to find the meaning of some of these words: palace, popular, invention, cuisine, significantly, promenade

57 Comments

  1. Bronze
    1)When did the seaside holidays first start?
    Seaside holidays first started in Britain during the 1700s
    2)Where was the first British seaside holiday?
    The first British seaside holiday was in Scarborough
    3)When did seasides become more popular?
    Seaside become popular after the Invention of the Railway in 1840
    4)Why did they have bathing machines?
    Because in the olden days people didn’t like showing their skin

    Silver

    1)Write 2 other facts that you have learnt from reading the text.
    -Seaside holidays first started during 1700
    – seaside holidays become popular after the invention of railways

    2) Seasides were better in the Victorian days. Do you agree? Explain why.

    I think the beach is better now than victorian days because before only rich people could visit. But now everyone can visit the beach

  2. 1) Seaside holidays first started in the 1700.
    2) Town called Scarborough.
    3) In 1840s seaside became more popular.
    4) They had bathing machine because they don’t like showing their bodies.

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