A reading comprehension activity about the career and life of historical baseball superstar Roberto Clemente. The informational text covers his fantastic career, his charity work, and his tragic death in a plane crash at the age of just 38.
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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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We also specialise in play scripts, we have a William Shakespeare collection with Richard III, Macbeth and Hamlet, and a good selection of Christmas play scripts including Elf, The Santa Clause and A Christmas Carol.
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