UKS2 History - Spartacus Reading Comprehension Activity

A reading comprehension activity about the life of famous Roman gladiator, Spartacus. The informational text follows his life as a slave and gladiator, then his uprising against the Roman Republic and finally his infamous death. The resource is perfect for students learning about Ancient Rome.

This activity is part of our Bundle of Ancient Rome Reading Comprehensions, the bundle includes activities on:

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 10, 2019

Updated: Oct 9, 2019

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