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A Brief History of the British Empire, Colonisation & Slave Trade - Reading Comprehension
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A Brief History of the British Empire, Colonisation & Slave Trade - 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 history of the British Empire, from the first expeditions to the scramble for Africa and the later de-colonisation process after the end of WWII. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise, and a fun crossword . The text can also be used for IGCSE or TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included Total number of pages: 8
A Brief History of Space Exploration -  Reading Comprehension Text
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A Brief History of Space Exploration - Reading Comprehension Text

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Humans have always been drawn to the stars and the unknown. From the dawn of our species, we have looked up to the stars and wondered. What is up there? Are there other planets like ours? Where did we come from? This Reading Comprehension / Informational Text goes through the history of space exploration 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 fun crossword a fill in the gaps text on the Golden Records The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. Total number of pages: 6 Answer key included
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.
The History of Vampires - Halloween Reading Comprehension Worksheet
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The History of Vampires - Halloween 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 Greek legend behind the creation of the first vampire After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions and True or False exercises. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework on or near Halloween.
The history of Halloween - Reading Comprehension Worksheet
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The history of Halloween - 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 origins of Halloween and explains how some of our modern day Halloween traditions came to be. The text also gives an account of how this ancient holiday is celebrated around the world in our modern day and time. After carefully reading a 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.
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.
Child Labour Today - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text
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Child Labour Today - 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 deep routed problem of modern child labour. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a comprehension questions, gap filling, multiple choice and True or False exercises 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.
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!
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.
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 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.
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!
WWI and the Rise of Totalitarianism (Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin) - Reading Text
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WWI and the Rise of Totalitarianism (Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin) - Reading Text

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet gives an account of the post WWI conditions that contributed to the rise of different totalitarian regimes around the world, including Benito Mussolini in Italy, Adolph Hitler in Germany and Joseph Stalin in Russia. The text is suitable for advanced intermediate to proficient ESL learners and native English speakers. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, a definitions match, multiple choice exercise and a 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. Answer Key included Total number of pages: 7
What is Remembrance Day? - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text
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What is Remembrance Day? - 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 origins and significance of Remembrance Day or Armistice Day celebrated on November 11. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a 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 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
How Overfishing is Destroying our Oceans - Reading Comprehension Text
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How Overfishing is Destroying our Oceans - Reading Comprehension Text

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One of the greatest ecological, manmade threats now wreaking havoc on our ecosystem is overfishing. In fact, overfishing takes the greatest toll on sea life — and people. This Reading Comprehension / Informational Text explores the top causes of overfishing as well as possible solutions that can help restore marine biodiversity and sustain our oceans. 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 definitions match a multiple choice exercise a crossword a fill in the gaps independent text exercise entitled “SIX COLD HARD FACTS ABOUT OVERFISHING” This resource 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
The Evolution of Computers - - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text
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The Evolution of Computers - - 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 is gives an account of the evolution of computers from the first to the fourth generation and the current speculations about what the future generations of computers will be like. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including 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.
Black History: The Civil Rights Movement - Reading Comprehension Text
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Black History: The Civil Rights 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 the civil rights movement - a struggle for social justice that took place mainly during the 1950s and 1960s for black Americans to gain equal rights under the law in the United States. The text recounts the most important events that transpired during the 50s and 60s from the Jim Crow segregation lawsto Bloody Sunday and the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a fill-in the missing titles exercise , comprehension questions, a definition match, multiple choice exercises and a crossword. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. Total number of pages: 7 Answer key included
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
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