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2013 Key Stage 2 - Level 6 English SATs Reading Answer Booklet (filename "ks2-english-2013-level-6-reading-answer-booklet.pdf") includes:

En KEY STAGE English tests 2 English reading answer booklet: Going the distance LEVEL 6 First name 2013 Middle name Last name Date of birth Day Month Year School name DfE number Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk [BLANK PAGE] Please do not write on this page. 02 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk Instructions Questions and answers You have now had 10 minutes to read the Reading booklet. In this booklet, there are different types of question for you to answer in different ways. The space for your answer shows you what type of writing is needed. • s  hort answers Some questions are followed by a short line or a box. This shows that you need only write a word or phrase in your answer. • s  everal line answers Some questions are followed by a few lines. This gives you space to write more words or a sentence or two. • l onger answers Some questions are followed by a large box. This shows that a longer, more detailed answer is needed to explain your opinion. You can write in full sentences if you want to. • o  ther answers For some questions you do not need to do any writing and you should tick, draw lines to, or put a ring around your answer. Read the instructions carefully so that you know how to answer the question. Marks The number under each box at the side of the page tells you the maximum number of marks for each question. Please wait until you are told to start work on page 4. You should work through the booklet until you are asked to stop, referring to your reading booklet when you need to. When a question includes a page reference, you should refer to the text on that page to help you with your answer. You will have 50 minutes to answer the questions in this booklet. Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 03 R2110007 – 30 October 2012 12:05 PM – Version 3 Questions 1 – 4 are about Length after length (pages 4 – 5). 1. On page 4, doggedly ploughing is used to describe swimming lengths of the pool. Why is this an effective phrase to describe Jess’ swimming? 2 marks R2110008 – 11 December 2012 10:41 AM – Version 2 2. Explain how She locked into her stroke... (page 4) is a turning point in the text. 2 marks 04 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk R2110005-14 – 30 October 2012 11:55 AM – Version 3 3. a) To be deprived of swimming would be like a perverse kind of drowning. (page 5) What does this show about Jess’ feelings towards swimming? 1 mark b) What is unusual about this comparison? 1 mark R2110006 – 30 October 2012 12:01 PM – Version 3 4. Describe the character of Jess based on what you have read. Explain your answer, using evidence from the whole text. 3 marks Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 05 R2120006 – 30 October 2012 1:19 PM – Version 4 Questions 5 – 8 are about The half-mile (pages 6 – 7). 5. Pamela Gillilan describes the half-mile swim as being both a positive and a negative experience. Identify and explain one positive and one negative phrase from the poem in the table below. Positive experience Negative experience Phrase Phrase Explanation Explanation R2140002 – 17 December 2012 11:52 AM marks 2 – Version 5 6. Find and copy one phrase in the poem which suggests that Pamela Gillilan followed a rhythm when swimming. 1 mark 06 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk R2120007 – 30 October 2012 1:20 PM – Version 2 7. What do you find out about the father’s character from the poem? Explain your answer, using evidence from the text. 3 marks R2120004 – 11 December 2012 10:46 AM – Version 4 8. Verse 3 ends with a semi-colon(;) followed by two words: a great deal of swimming; still does. How does the structure of the last line help to emphasise the writer’s point? 1 mark Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 07 R2130014 – 30 October 2012 1:33 PM – Version 2 Questions 9 – 13 are about Triathlon - Will Dad make it? (pages 8 - 11). 9. Tick to show how each member of the family participates in the triathlon. You may tick more than one box in each row. Dad Maddy Niall Caitlin makes initial suggestion to take part in a triathlon cheers the writer on during the race competes in the same race as the writer competes in the 13-15 year olds’ race watches the medal ceremonies 2 marks R2130007 – 30 October 2012 1:23 PM – Version 2 10. fatally present (page 8) Explain what this phrase means in this context. 2 marks 08 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk R2130011-16 – 30 October 2012 1:24 PM – Version 4 11. Klaxon. Go! Face down. (page 9) a) What is the effect of this part of the text? 1 mark b) How does the writer achieve this effect? 1 mark R2130001 – 30 October 2012 1:21 PM – Version 2 12. The writer emphasises throughout that he is a ‘novice’ (new to triathlon). How does he do this? Explain as fully as you can, using evidence from the text. 3 marks Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 09 R2130015 – 30 October 2012 1:35 PM – Version 3 13. How can you tell that this article was written for a general audience rather than a sports specialist? Give two reasons. 1 2 2 marks R2140005 – 30 October 2012 1:36 PM – Version 3 Questions 14 – 15 are about the whole booklet. 14. Think about all three texts. In what ways is the triathlon similar to the swimming described in the other texts? Explain as fully as you can, using evidence from the different texts. 3 marks 10 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk R2140006 – 11 December 2012 10:47 AM – Version 3 15. Why do you think this booklet is called Going the distance? Explain as fully as you can, using evidence from the different texts. 3 marks End of test. Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 11 2013 Key Stage 2 level 6 English reading answer booklet Print version product code: STA/13/6045/p ISBN: 978-1-4459-5731-9 Electronic PDF version product code: STA/13/6045/e ISBN: 978-1-4459-5732-6 © Queen’s Printer and Controller of HMSO 2013 Material contained in these booklets may be reproduced for educational and training purposes within a school setting, provided you acknowledge the copyright ownership of the material and you give the title of the source document. Reproduction or re-use of the material is not permitted for any commercial purpose. For more copies Additional printed copies of this booklet are not available. It can be downloaded from STA’s orderline at http://orderline.education.gov.uk. Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk