UKS2 History - Mahatma Gandhi Reading Comprehension Activity

A reading comprehension activity about the life of Mahatma Gandhi - students have to read the text and then answer questions. Suitable for ages 10-14. This resource is ideal for a homework activity, a reading group activity, guided reading, exam/test preparation etc.

Each worksheet 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.

If you would like an example of the type of activity this is please look at my example Macbeth Activity here:

If you liked the reading comprehension activity why not look at one of our Reading Comprehension Activity Books:
We have a Non-Fiction edition with 10 activities for just £4.00:

And, a World War II Collection with 10 ativities for just £4.00:

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Created: Feb 28, 2019

Updated: Jan 6, 2020

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