Rocks: William Smith

This biography text for year 3 and P4, linking to the topics Rocks and Earth’s materials, describes the life of the historical scientist William Smith. Meet the engineer who created the first maps of the rock layers beneath the ground and became known as ‘the father of English geology’.

This downloadable reading pack includes:

  • An A3 reading spread for you to print.
  • Reading comprehension question and answer sheets, differentiated using our magnifying glasses key (on the bottom right). One magnifying glass indicates easier and two means harder.
Year 3
Rocks: William Smith

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