LKS2 History - Colosseum Reading Comprehension Activity

A reading comprehension activity about the Colosseum in Rome, which is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. The reading comprehension resource is perfect for students in Year 3 or Year 4 who are learning about Ancient 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

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Created: Dec 3, 2020

Updated: Dec 10, 2020

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