These Reading Comprehension worksheets are suitable for advanced ESL learners. The bundle comprises of small biographies of people who have left a mark in world history.
The texts describe the life, work, and 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 IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.