UKS2 History - Stonewall Jackson Reading Comprehension Activity

A reading comprehension activity about the Confederate commander during the American Civil War, Stonewall Jackson. The informational text follows his career in the US army before the war, his role in the Civil War, his death, and his legacy. 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 23, 2019

Updated: May 25, 2019

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