LKS2 - The Great Depression Reading Comprehension Activity

A reading comprehension activity about the Great Depression of the 1930s. The informational text looks at some of the main facts about the causes and effects of the economic crisis which came before World War 2. The reading comprehension resource is perfect for students in Year 3 or Year 4 who are learning about U.S. History.

The activity requires NO PREP and has a body of text that students need to read through thoroughly; then they can use the text to find the comprehension and grammar answers. All texts then have an extension activity for those fast finishers.

Answers, for teacher use, are on the final page of the document.

Time allowance ( one hour)
5 minutes - read through the text individually.
40 minutes - answer questions using the text as guidance (including extension activity)
15 minutes - Teacher and students go through the text and answers

We also specialise in play scripts, we have a William Shakespeare collection with Richard III, Macbeth and Hamlet. And a good selection of Christmas play scripts including Elf, The Santa Clause and A Christmas Carol.

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Created: Nov 21, 2020

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