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NYC’s Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival -  Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text

NYC’s Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for upper elementary to higher intermediate ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores some of the history of the NYC Easter Parade / Bonnet Festival from the late 19th century to contemporary customs and traditions. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False statements and a definitions match. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. This worksheet can be completely in class or assigned for homework on or near Easter. A full answer key is included.
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The Magic Easter Egg Hunt - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Story

The Magic Easter Egg Hunt - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Story

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for elementary to lower intermediate ESL learners or native English speakers. This Easter themed story was authored by me and it recounts the magic Easter adventure of Jill and Tom who come across a golden Easter egg. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False, a word search and a definitions match, a fun crossword a word scramble and an Easter themed maze. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes on and around Easter. A full answer key is included.
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St. Patrick's Day - Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle (x3)

St. Patrick's Day - Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle (x3)

This Reading Comprehension worksheets are suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The texts describes the story of Saint Patrick and explore some cummon Irish customs and traditions associated with March 17. After carefully reading eachtext, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, definitions match, crosswords and word search exercises. These worksheet can also be used for related vocabulary building purposes. Eachhandout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
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Who was Saint Patrick? - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

Who was Saint Patrick? - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the story of Saint Patrick, the patron Saint of Ireland. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match, a crossword and a word search exercise. This worksheet can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, it could be used on or near Saint Patrick's Day. A full answr key is included.
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Five Strange Easter events in Switzerland - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

Five Strange Easter events in Switzerland - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for upper elementary to higher intermediate ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores some of the modern-day Easter traditions in Switzerland. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False statements and a word search exercise. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. A full answer key is included.
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EASTER IN GERMANY - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

EASTER IN GERMANY - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for upper elementary to higher intermediate ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores some of the modern-day Easter traditions in Germany. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False and a fill-in-the missing headings exercise. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. A full answer key is included.
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Bizarre Easter Traditions From Around The World - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

Bizarre Easter Traditions From Around The World - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for upper elementary to higher intermediate ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores some of the strangest modern-day Easter traditions around the world. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False and a fill-in-the missing headings exercise. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. A full answer key is included.
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Chinese New Year History and Evolution -  Reading Comprehension Worksheet

Chinese New Year History and Evolution - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet introduces students to the Chinese Spring Festival. The text gives a brief history of the Chinese New Year traditions and celebrations. The text explores the origins of the Chinese Lunar Calendar. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False exercises, a crossword and a definitions match exercise. This worksheet can be completed as a fun activity in class (for vocabulary building purposes) or be assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
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The Dark Origins Of Valentine's Day - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

The Dark Origins Of Valentine's Day - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for intermediate to advanced ESL learners or native English speakers. Students are introduced to the history behind Saint Valentine's day from the ancient Roman rituals of Lupercalia to modern day St Valentine's traditions. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False and a word search exercise. The vocabulary used in the text can also be used for IGSCE or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. A full answer key is included.
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Children In Need - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts

Children In Need - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore the lives and fates of children who are deprived of their most basic rights as a result of poverty and/or war. After carefully reading each story / text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises, crosswords and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
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SILENT NIGHT NATIVITY SCENE

SILENT NIGHT NATIVITY SCENE

SILENT NIGHT NATIVITY SCENE To celebrate this festive time of year, I have created a cut and paste nativity scene and some easy to do mini nativity worksheets. Don't forget to leave a review Check out my blog for more FREE worksheets. www.butterfloblog.wordpress.com Merry Christmas
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Christmas Fun Activities

Christmas Fun Activities

Christmas fun activities. Give students some end of term fun with this range of Christmas activities. Suitable for all ages. Christmas quizzes, Christmas games, Christmas colouring, Christmas word searches , Christmas images. Everything you need to survive ‘til the end of term!
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