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Twelfth Night - The Story - Reading Comprehension Worksheet
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Twelfth Night - The Story - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text narrates the story of Twelfth Night based on William Shakespeare's famous comedy / love story. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, definitions match, character match and a cross word. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
The Black Death - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text
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The Black Death - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the spread and devastating effects of the bubonic plague (Black Death) in the mid-1300s in Europe. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including true or False exercises, a fun crossword, a fill in the gaps exercise, a title match exercise and a picture match exercise. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included. Total number of pages: 8
William Shakespeare's Life and Work - Reading Comprehension
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William Shakespeare's Life and Work - Reading Comprehension

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the life and work of the great tragedian, William Shakespeare. The text gives a brief biography and pays tribute to the playwright's key tragedies and comedies. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, a matching exercise and participate in an in class discussion. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
Extraordinary Teens: Malala Yousafzai - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text
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Extraordinary Teens: Malala Yousafzai - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text recounts the remarkable story of Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani advocate for girls rights to education. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise, a fill in the gaps exercise, a multiple choice exercise and engage in an in-depth discussion. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
The Story of Romeo and Juliet - Reading Comprehension Worksheet
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The Story of Romeo and Juliet - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text narrates the story of Romeo and Juliet based on William Shakespeare's tragedy. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, a matching exercise and crossword. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, it could be used on or near Valentine's Day!
Children Refugees - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text
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Children Refugees - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores the harsh reality of children refugees and exposes the shortfalls in funding, aid and support for war-stricken children. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a crossword and engage in an in-class discussion. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
Exploring the Red Planet with the Mars Rovers - Reading Comprehension text
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Exploring the Red Planet with the Mars Rovers - Reading Comprehension text

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives an account of all the discoveries the Mars Rover, also known as Curiosity Rover, has helped make. The text also explains what these discoveries mean for the history of the planet and what clues we currently have as to whether the planet could have sustained life. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, a crossword and finally participate in an in class discussion on the Curiosity Rover, Mars and the broader field of space exploration. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, this handout could be used along a #GoogleExpeditions - Exploring the Red Planet with the Mars Rovers - virtual reality trip!
Save the Bees: Why is Bee Extinction Such a Pressing Issue? - Reading Comprehension Text
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Save the Bees: Why is Bee Extinction Such a Pressing Issue? - Reading Comprehension Text

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Worldwide bee colony collapse is not as big a mystery as the chemical industry claims. Scientists know that bees are dying from a variety of factors—pesticides, drought, habitat destruction, nutrition deficit, air pollution, global warming and more. Many of these causes are interrelated. This Reading Comprehension / Informational Text explores the top causes of bee colony decline as well as possible solutions that can help support the dwindling bee populations. This activity is suitable for advanced to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions a multiple choice exercise a crossword a fill in the gaps independent text exercise entitled “5 Simple Ways You Can Help Save The Bees From Extinction" This can be used as a mini-lesson, assigned for homework or used to for vocabulary building purposes. Total number of pages: 6 Answer key included
Diwali - Reading Comprehension Worksheet
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Diwali - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the traditions, legends and cultural practices around Diwali. The text also describes how the Festival if Lights is celebrated around the world. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, gap filling exercises and a fun word search. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
The Story of the WWI Christmas Truce -  Informational Text / Reading Comprehension
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The Story of the WWI Christmas Truce - Informational Text / Reading Comprehension

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the events that led to WWI’s Christmas Truce and the personal recounts of WWI soldiers . After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a true or false exercise, comprehension questions, a definitions match, a fun crossword and a fill in the gaps text that gives Charles Brewer’s personal recount of the WWI Christmas Truce. The text can be used for IGCSE and TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key included. Total number of pages: 6
A Brief History of Witchcraft - Halloween Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheet
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A Brief History of Witchcraft - Halloween Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheet

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the origins of witchcraft from the ancient times to the late witchunts in the 16th to 17th century. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a gap filling exercise and a fun wordsearch. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
The Sweet History of Chocolate - Reading Comprehension (text)
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The Sweet History of Chocolate - Reading Comprehension (text)

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This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for advanced ESL learners or native English speaking students. Students are introduced to a detailed history of cocoa/chocolate and are then required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False and gap filling exercises. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text
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The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text explains how the Universal Declaration Of Human Rights was voted after the end of WWII. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False and a word search exercise. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
Inequality and the Wealth Gap  - Reading Comprehension Text
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Inequality and the Wealth Gap - Reading Comprehension Text

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher intermediate to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores inequality in its various forms and how it creates a complex mix of internal and external challenges that will continue to grow over the next twenty-five years. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: -comprehension questions -a definitions match -a multiple choice exercise -a crossword -a fill-in-the gaps exercise This worksheet can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included. Total number of pages: 7
The Life and Work of Charles Darwin - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text
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The Life and Work of Charles Darwin - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the life and work of the great naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False exercises and a definitions match. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE and TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. A full Answer Key is included.
Understanding the Black Lives Matter Movement - Reading Comprehension Text
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Understanding the Black Lives Matter Movement - Reading Comprehension Text

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This Reading Comprehension / Informational Text is suitable for advanced to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores modern-day racial discrimination and social injustice issues that led to the founding of the Black Lives Matter movement as well as what kind of social and political reforms are necessary to finally stop discrimination and bring to account groups and individuals responsible for human rights violations. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, a definition match, multiple choice exercises and a fun crossword. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. Total number of pages: 7 Answer key included
A Brief History of Ancient Egypt - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text
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A Brief History of Ancient Egypt - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the major historical periods of ancient Egyptian history from the beginning of the first dynasty of pharaohs to the brutal murder of the last pharaoh by the Roman Emperor Octavian (Augustus). After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a crossword, comprehension questions and True or False exercises. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
Is Time Travel Possible? - Reading Comprehension / Informational Text
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Is Time Travel Possible? - Reading Comprehension / Informational Text

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text explores the concept of time travel and the possibility of building a time travel machine. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises and engage in an in-class discussion. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
The perfect Valentine’s Day - Reading Comprehension - Story Time
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The perfect Valentine’s Day - Reading Comprehension - Story Time

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners. The story is about a teenager named May who has moved to a new school and is struggling to make new friends. She also soon realizes that she has feelings for her only friend Jake, After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, a word search, True or False exercises and engage in an in-class discussion about Saint Valentine’s Day. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handouts can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
The Witch Who Couldn't Cast A Spell - Reading Comprehension
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The Witch Who Couldn't Cast A Spell - Reading Comprehension

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. This fictional story is about a witch who cannot cast spells. She will find herself defending a tribe of druids who will teach her the art of spellbinding. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including 10 comprehension questions and 12 True or False exercises. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework during or near Halloween.