LKS2 History - Cleopatra Reading Comprehension Activity

A reading comprehension activity about Cleopatra, the last Ruler of Egypt. The informational text looks at her rise to power, her relationships with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, and her eventual death. The reading comprehension resource is perfect for students learning about Ancient Rome or Ancient Egypt 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

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Created: Oct 15, 2019

Updated: Nov 19, 2019

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