UKS2 History - Babe Ruth Reading Comprehension Activity

A reading comprehension activity about the career of historical baseball superstar, Babe Ruth. The informational text covers his fantastic career and his influence as an American sporting hero.

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: Sep 3, 2019

Updated: Oct 8, 2019

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