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These are reading activities that will help young people improve their reading comprehension skills and hopefully help them come to enjoy reading more! The activities are based on the Warriors rugby league team.

Download a free copy of the workbook here:

Reading Warriors

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Reading Warriors by David Riley is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

If you do use, please send me feedback. I would love to hear what you think of this resource.


  Section 1: Before the Game

  • Use your prior knowledge
  • Preview and predict
  • Know your purpose for reading

 Section 2: During the Game

  • Find the main idea
  • Find details
  • Make inferences
  • Use context clues
  • Visualise
  • Sequence
  • Cause and effect
  • Compare and contrast
  • Fact and opinion
  • Understand figurative language
  • Questioning
  • Check your understanding

 Section 3: After the Game

  • Summarising
  • Identify author’s purpose
  • Connecting
  • Evaluating
  • Creating


Copyright David Riley 2012

7 thoughts on “Free Stuff

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    1. Tuhi

      Hello im Tuhi im from Onewhero Area School and i like reading and finding out new stuff about the Warriors thanks.

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  3. Donna Madden

    Amazing resources, well done will surely engage readers, love the pics of Sonny-Bill and Benji on the front covers. I will spread the word among my schools and colleagues
    Nga mihi Donna RTLB

  4. Nila

    Greetings, Kaya and Malo Ni I am a RR teacher based in Western Australia (South of the River). You have produced an excellent and effective resource that engages student reading, thank you for inspiring and sharing your wealth of education with us. Fakafetai lahi

    1. David Riley Post author

      Malo ni Nila! Thank you so much for the encouraging words. It makes me happy to know that the resources are helping the young people you’re working with. Thank you for what you’re doing to help young people too Nila, especially over there in WA. Fakafetai lahi Nila :)


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