World War II Collection - Year 6 Reading Comprehension Book

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Reading Comprehension Activity Book; World War II Collection

This book is designed to help students learn about World War 2 whilst working on their comprehension skills independently, and adding to their grammar knowledge and creative writing. Activities are aimed at students between the ages of 9-13.

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.

Each of our Activity Books comes with 10 reading comprehension activities. 36 pages of activities in total!

If you would like a FREE preview please download the first activity above.

This book contains the following reading comprehension activities:

1 – The Outbreak of War in Europe
2 – World War II (Overview)
3 – Dunkirk and The Battle of Britain
4 – The Blitz
5 – The Eastern Front
6 – The Attack on Pearl Harbour
7 – The Battle of Midway
8 – The Holocaust
9 – The Surrender of the Axis Powers in Europe
10 – The Atomic Bombs and Japan’s Surrender

Answers, for teacher use, are on the final pages of the document.

Time allowance ( one hour) for each activity:
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.

If you liked the activities why not look at one of our other Reading Comprehension Activity Books:
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Created: Nov 28, 2018

Updated: Feb 12, 2019

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