Burns Night Word Lists

Burns Night Vocabulary and Comprehension Activity

Burns Night: Vocabulary and Comprehension

Burns Night Reading Resources Including Vocabulary and Comprehension

Happy Burns Night! We're delighted to share with you some of our Burns-themed reading resources.

Resources for you today

We have two resources for you to use with your classes this Burns Night. The first utilises our powerful Vocab module to build vocabulary. The second is based on Robert Burns' poem 'Red, Red Rose' featuring interactive comprehension strategies.

Burns Night Vocab Word List

Short but sweet! Our Burns night word list has 30 words to practice and learn. Each word has a corresponding image, antonyms and synonyms, defintions and example sentences.

Just what does 'cock a leekie' mean? Found out here!

Either login to access the word list (assuming you have a ReadingWise account with Vocab), or register for a free trial now!

Burns Night Comprehension Resources

With superb audio and comprehension strategies, and various mini-skills to choose from, this extract will support a cracker of a comprehension experience!

It's great for use on the interactive whiteboard and fantastic for individual pupils if you'd like to set them up with their own accounts. Again, either login to access the extract (assuming you have a ReadingWise account with Classics), or register for a free classics trial now!


We wish you a very happy Burns night.

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