UKS2 History - The Battles of Trenton and Princeton Reading Comprehension

American Revolutionary War reading comprehension about the key battles of Trenton and Princeton. The text focuses on the two key battles, and concludes with comprehension and grammar questions. It also contains an extension activity for fast-finishing students. Ideal for students learning about the American Revolutionary War between the ages of 9-13.

This activity is part of the Reading Comprehension Activity Book; American Revolutionary War Collection. It contains six activities that timeline the revolutuion for just £4.00

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: Feb 4, 2019

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