LKS2 History - Christopher Columbus Reading Comprehension Activity

A reading comprehension activity about the life of the man responsible for the discovery of the Americas, Christopher Columbus. The informational text looks into his early life, his voyages west to the Americas, and his death and legacy afterwards. The activity is a perfect activity for students in Year 3 or Year 4.

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 specialize 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: Dec 19, 2019

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