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Assessment Resource Centre (ARC)

  1. Stage 2
  2. English
  3. Activities
  4. Reading Aloud
  5. Questions
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Questions for Stage 2 Reading texts


  1. At what time of the year do most thunderstorms occur?
  2. What three conditions are needed for a thunderstorm to develop?
  3. How is lightning created?
  4. Why are thunderstorms dangerous?

Yakka, Yip and the Yahoos

  1. Where did Yakka and Yip live?
  2. What kind of creatures are Yakka and Yip?
  3. Why do Yakka and Yip like their home?
  4. What evidence is there that the story is set in Australia?
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