UKS2 History - Taj Mahal Reading Comprehension Activity

A reading comprehension activity about the Taj Mahal, based in the city of Agra, in India. The informational text follows the construction of the complex, and its selection as one of the new seven wonders of the world in 2007 by UNESCO.

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: Jul 15, 2019

Updated: Oct 8, 2019

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