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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.
Black History: Apartheid In South Africa -  Reading Comprehension Text
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Black History: Apartheid In South Africa - 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 the emergence and history of apartheid in South Africa. Translated from Afrikaans, apartheid means ‘apartness’ and it was an ideology supported by the National Party (NP) government introduced in South Africa in 1948. Apartheid laws attempted to stop all inter-marriage and social integration between black and white people and forced the different racial groups to live separately and “develop” separately in grossly unequal terms. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, a definition match, a multiple choice exercise and a crossword. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. An ideal activity for Black History month. (celebrated in February in the United States and Canada, and in October for the Netherlands & the United Kingdom) Total number of pages: 7 Answer key included
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!
Hamlet - The Story - Reading Comprehension Worksheet
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Hamlet - 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 Hamlet based on William Shakespeare's tragedy. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False and a gap filling 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.
Top 10 natural disasters ever recorded   - Reading Comprehension
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Top 10 natural disasters ever recorded - 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 history’s top 10 natural disasters. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a true or false exercise, a definitions match, a date’s match, a word search and a fun crossword. 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.
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.
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 Dangers of Water Pollution - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text
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The Dangers of Water Pollution - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text explores the effects of water pollution on the flaura and fauna as well as on human health, its applications as well as its possible adverse effects and benefits. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, an in class discussion, a fill in the gaps exercise and a fun crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
Hanukkah History & Traditions - Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheet
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Hanukkah History & Traditions - Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheet

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the most common traditions around the Jewish light festival - Hannukah and gives a brief account of the day's origins. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, a gap filling, and a True or False exercise. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally the worksheet can be completed on or near Hannukah.
How were the Pyramids built? -  Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text
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How were the Pyramids built? - 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 possible reasons behind the construction of the pyramids and gives an account of how these ancient wonders were constructed. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, gap filling 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.
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
Macbeth  - The Story - Reading Comprehension Worksheet
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Macbeth - 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 Macbeth based on William Shakespeare's tragedy. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False and a gap filling 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.
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
The Merchant of Venice - The Story  - Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheet
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The Merchant of Venice - The Story - Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheet

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text narrates the story/ plot summary of The Merchant of Venice based on William Shakespeare's famous play. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False, gap filling and character match exercises. 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 International Space Station (ISS) - Reading Comprehension Text
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The International Space Station (ISS) - Reading Comprehension Text

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text describes in detail the International Space Station, its importance in the field of science and innovation and its possible future ventures. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, a matching exercise, a crossword and finally participate in an in class discussion on the ISS 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 ISS virtual reality trip!
SpaceX and How It Has Revolutionised Space Exploration - Reading Comprehension #GoogleExpeditions
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SpaceX and How It Has Revolutionised Space Exploration - Reading Comprehension #GoogleExpeditions

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text explores the foundation and work of private aerospace company SpaceX and its impact on space travel. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, a multiple choice exercise, a fun crossword and a fill in the gaps exercise. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, 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 SpaceX virtual reality trip! A full answer key is included. Total Number of pages: 8
Holocaust – The horrifying story of  the WWII death camps - Reading Comprehension Worksheet
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Holocaust – The horrifying story of the WWII death camps - 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 major historical events which led up to the establishment of the Anti-Semitism movement in Germany and the mass murder of Jews during 1941-1945 which later came to be known as the Holocaust. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a word search, comprehension questions, gap filling, definition match 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.
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.
Timon of Athens - The Story - Reading Comprehension
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Timon of Athens - The Story - Reading Comprehension

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text narrates the story of “Timon of Athens” based on William Shakespeare’s famous play. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, a True or False exercise 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.
Phrasal Verbs Beginning with K: Revision Worksheet
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Phrasal Verbs Beginning with K: Revision Worksheet

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This worksheet includes the most important phrasal verbs begging with K. Frequently used phrasal verbs beginning with K. The handout includes two gap filling exercises. The worksheet uses about 20 phrasal verbs in total and includes a table with an English to English definition for all of the phrasal verbs used. Ideal for the ESL classroom, can be used as an in-class exercise or assigned for homework. A great way to revise phrasal verbs for IGCSE, IELTS or TOEFL students