An explanation text about carousels

This explanation text for year 5 and P6, linking to the topic forces, describes in detail how the popular fairground ride, the carousel, works. The labelled diagram explains each part of the ride: sweep stay rods, ring gear and drop rods.

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 5
Forces and magnets
An explanation text about carousels

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