My Shadow by Robert Louis Stevenson Poetry Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

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  • , rated this resource Jun 8th
  • Could this be made editable please?

    , Feb 15th
    • Hi tallulahbang,
      Lovely idea :) I'll ask our design team to make an editable version :)

      , Feb 15th
    • Hi there tallulahbang,
      We've made this resource for you and have sent it in an email, I hope you find it useful! It will also be available for download within 48 hours, and you can find it either as a new resource, or under 'Alternative versions' above.

      , Feb 16th
  • I was looking for a more difficult reading comprehension for my HA students and to help them learn about poetry.

    , Jan 3rd
    • Hi BaraCam,
      Thanks for your comment! I'm really glad this resource is useful for you :)

      , Jan 3rd
'My Shadow' is a poem written by Robert Louis Stevenson. This differentiated reading comprehension activity linked to the poem comes with answers. Ideal to use alongside a poetry unit, as a guided reading task or homework activity. A great performance poem too.


    My Shadow by Robert Louis Stevenson Poetry Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity contains:
    • my shadow by robert louis stevenson poem print out [PDF]
    • Reading Comprehension [PDF]

    This resource is available in Standard and Editable.
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