UKS2 History - George Meade Reading Comprehension Activity

A reading comprehension activity about Union commander during the Battle of Gettysburg, George Meade. The informational text follows his rise through the ranks, his command of the famous battle and his legacy afterwards. The reading comprehension resource is perfect for students learning about the American Civil War.

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: May 21, 2019

Updated: May 25, 2019

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