UKS2 History - Aesop Reading Comprehension Activity

A reading comprehension activity about the life of Ancient Greek storyteller, Aesop. The informational text follows his life, his work, and his infamous death. The reading comprehension resource is perfect for students learning about Ancient Greece.

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: Jun 23, 2019

Updated: Aug 23, 2019

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