These Reading Comprehension worksheets are suitable for advanced ESL learners. The bundle comprises of small biographies for three historical figures celebrated during the month's of January and February namely: George Washington (first president of the United States), Abraham Lincoln (16th president of the United States - served during the Civil War) and Martin Luther King Jr. (Baptist Minister - leader of the Civil Rights Movement)
The texts describe the life, work, and political contribution of these figures. The texts also provide background historical information on colonialism, Independence movements, the Civil War and the Civil Rights movement.
After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, matching exercises, multiple choice e exercises and crosswords. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.