This book is designed to help students work on their comprehension skills independently, whilst adding to their grammar knowledge and creative writing. Activities are aimed at students between the ages of 9-13.
Each activity 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.
If you would like an example of the type of activity this is please look at my FREE example Macbeth Activity.
Each of our Activity Books comes with 10 reading comprehension activities.
**This book contains the following reading comprehension activities:
1 – Mount Everest
2 – Children of the Industrial Revolution
3 – Roswell
4 – William Shakespeare’s Macbeth
5 – The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
6 – The Great Plague
7 – Martin Luther King Jnr
8 – Abraham Lincoln
9 – Ancient Olympic Games
10 – Mars – The Red Planet
Answers, for teacher use, are on the final pages of the document.
Time allowance ( one hour) for each activity:
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.
Also, if you liked the activity why not look at one of our other Reading Comprehension Activity Books:
We have a World War II Collection with 10 ativities for just £4.00.
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UKS2 Literacy - Mega Bundle of Year 6 Reading Comprehension Activities
This Mega Bundle includes **over 38 Reading Comprehension activities** - their normal price is 1.50 each for Individual activities. Each 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. This mega bundle contains the following reading comprehension activities: Mount Everest Children of the Industrial Revolution Roswell William Shakespeare’s Macbeth The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade The Great Plague Martin Luther King Jnr Abraham Lincoln Ancient Olympic Games Mars – The Red Planet The Outbreak of War in Europe World War II (Overview) Dunkirk and The Battle of Britain The Blitz The Eastern Front The Attack on Pearl Harbour The Battle of Midway The Holocaust The Surrender of the Axis Powers in Europe The Atomic Bombs and Japan’s Surrender LeBron James. Usain Bolt. Serena Williams. Lionel Messi. George Washington Thomas Jefferson Theodore Roosevelt Birds of Prey - Red Kites Joaquín Sorolla The Moon Landing Nelson Mandela The California Gold Rush Marie Curie Barack Obama The Great Depression Mahatma Gandhi William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet Serena Williams Cleopatra Answers, for teacher use, are on the final page of each document. **Time allowance ( one hour) for each activity:** 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. If you prefer you can buy the whole World War II Collection Reading Comprehension Activity Book, with 10 ativities for just £4.00. We also have a bundle of four activities in our Sportstars Collection of Reading Comprehension Activities, for just £3.00. And, an Influential US Presidents Reading Comprehension Book, with four activities for just £3.00. 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. Please check out my store, Creative Primary Literacy, for more resources.
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