UKS2 History - The Holocaust Reading Comprehension Activity

A reading comprehension activity surrounding the horrific facts of The Holocaust, where over 6 million Jewish people were murdered. Ideal for students learning about World War 2 between the ages of 9-13.

The activity forms part of a our World War II Reading Comprehension Collection. The collection has 10 activities that timeline the war in more detail for just £4.00.

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

The first activity, about the outbreak of World War II, is available for free by clicking on the link below:

If you liked the activity why not look our Non-Fiction Reading Comprehension Activity Book?
It has 10 activities for just £4.00:

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  • Preview-Holocaust.pdf
  • UKS2-The-Holocaust.pdf

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Created: Oct 26, 2018

Updated: Oct 24, 2020

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