These resources are reading comprehension activities, or informational texts, about the Seven New Wonders of the World, the activities look into:
- Petra, in Jordan
- the Taj Mahal, in India
- Machu Picchu, in Peru
- the Colosseum, in Italy
- Christ the Redeemer, in Brazil
- Chichen Itza, in Mexico
- the Great Wall of China
All individual activities are priced at £1.50, however the Christ the Redeemer activity is FREE.
The activities require NO PREP and have 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 for each activity (one hour - four hours in total)
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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