Written comprehension: answering questions from comprehension passages


Welcome to class!

In today’s class, we shall be talking about Written Comprehension. This time, we’ll focus on answering questions based on comprehension passages about important topics like food additives, food adulteration, and food safety. We’ll also dive into identifying structural words and verbs.

Written comprehension: answering questions from comprehension passages

Let’s Begin:

Imagine we’re investigators, unraveling the mysteries hidden within passages! 🕵️‍♀️✨ Today, we’ll learn how to read comprehension passages about food additives, food adulteration, and food safety. 

The Food:

The Food

Food is something we all interact with daily. Let’s practice with a passage about food additives:

Passage: “Food additives are substances added to food to enhance taste, color, or preservation. Some additives are natural, like salt and sugar. Others are synthetic, created in labs.”

Comprehension Question:

What are food additives used for, and can you give examples of natural and synthetic additives?

Spotting Structural Words and Verbs:

Spotting Structural Words and Verbs

Structural words, like “and,” “because,” and “but,” help us understand connections in a sentence. Verbs are action words. Let’s practice identifying them:

Passage: “Food adulteration is when harmful substances are added to food intentionally. This can have serious health consequences.”


Find the structural word and the verb in the sentence about food adulteration.

Answering Questions:

Let’s read a passage about food safety and answer a question based on it:

Passage: “Washing your hands before cooking is crucial for food safety. It prevents the spread of germs.”

Comprehension Question:

Why is washing hands before cooking important for food safety?

Evaluation and Questions:

What’s the difference between natural and synthetic food additives? Why do you think food safety is important?

We have come to the end of today’s class. I hope you enjoyed the class!

In the next class, we shall be discussing Copying Identified Words and Structures in Legible Handwriting.

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