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Why is Africa building a Great Green Wall? - Reading Comprehension
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Why is Africa building a Great Green Wall? - Reading Comprehension

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores Africa’s “Great Green Wall” initiative. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a true or false exercise, comprehension questions, an in class discussion and a fun crossword. The text can be used for IGCSE and TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key included.
The Sweet History of Chocolate - Reading Comprehension (text)
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The Sweet History of Chocolate - Reading Comprehension (text)

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This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for advanced ESL learners or native English speaking students. Students are introduced to a detailed history of cocoa/chocolate and are then required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False and gap filling exercises. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
The Tempest - The Story - Reading Comprehension Worksheet
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The Tempest - The Story - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text narrates the story of "The Tempest" based on William Shakespeare's famous play. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, a True or False exercise and a character match exercise. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
William Shakespeare's Life and Work - Reading Comprehension
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William Shakespeare's Life and Work - Reading Comprehension

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the life and work of the great tragedian, William Shakespeare. The text gives a brief biography and pays tribute to the playwright's key tragedies and comedies. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, a matching exercise and participate in an in class discussion. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
The Black Death - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text
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The Black Death - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the spread and devastating effects of the bubonic plague (Black Death) in the mid-1300s in Europe. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including true or False exercises, a fun crossword, a fill in the gaps exercise, a title match exercise and a picture match exercise. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included. Total number of pages: 8
Black History: Apartheid In South Africa -  Reading Comprehension Text
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Black History: Apartheid In South Africa - Reading Comprehension Text

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This Reading Comprehension / Informational Text is suitable for advanced to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores the emergence and history of apartheid in South Africa. Translated from Afrikaans, apartheid means ‘apartness’ and it was an ideology supported by the National Party (NP) government introduced in South Africa in 1948. Apartheid laws attempted to stop all inter-marriage and social integration between black and white people and forced the different racial groups to live separately and “develop” separately in grossly unequal terms. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, a definition match, a multiple choice exercise and a crossword. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. An ideal activity for Black History month. (celebrated in February in the United States and Canada, and in October for the Netherlands & the United Kingdom) Total number of pages: 7 Answer key included
Space Exploration - Reading Comprehension Worksheets -  #GoogleExpeditions (SAVE 65%)
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Space Exploration - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - #GoogleExpeditions (SAVE 65%)

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This Reading Comprehension worksheets can be assigned independently or they may be used to compliment #GoogleExpeditions related virtual trips. These handouts are suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False exercises, crosswords, gap filling exercises, word searches, definitions match and speaking prompts . The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handouts can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Full Answer keys are included
Twelfth Night - The Story - Reading Comprehension Worksheet
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Twelfth Night - The Story - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text narrates the story of Twelfth Night based on William Shakespeare's famous comedy / love story. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, definitions match, character match and a cross word. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
Lord of the Flies - by William Golding - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Text
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Lord of the Flies - by William Golding - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Text

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of William Golding ’s novel “Lord of the Flies”. After carefully reading the summary of the novel, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: True or False exercises, ca fill in the gaps, a character match, a fill in the gaps exercise and a fun crossword . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
Extraordinary Teens: Malala Yousafzai - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text
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Extraordinary Teens: Malala Yousafzai - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text recounts the remarkable story of Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani advocate for girls rights to education. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise, a fill in the gaps exercise, a multiple choice exercise and engage in an in-depth discussion. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
Exploring the Red Planet with the Mars Rovers - Reading Comprehension text
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Exploring the Red Planet with the Mars Rovers - Reading Comprehension text

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives an account of all the discoveries the Mars Rover, also known as Curiosity Rover, has helped make. The text also explains what these discoveries mean for the history of the planet and what clues we currently have as to whether the planet could have sustained life. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, a crossword and finally participate in an in class discussion on the Curiosity Rover, Mars and the broader field of space exploration. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, this handout could be used along a #GoogleExpeditions - Exploring the Red Planet with the Mars Rovers - virtual reality trip!
The Story of the WWI Christmas Truce -  Informational Text / Reading Comprehension
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The Story of the WWI Christmas Truce - Informational Text / Reading Comprehension

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the events that led to WWI’s Christmas Truce and the personal recounts of WWI soldiers . After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a true or false exercise, comprehension questions, a definitions match, a fun crossword and a fill in the gaps text that gives Charles Brewer’s personal recount of the WWI Christmas Truce. The text can be used for IGCSE and TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key included. Total number of pages: 6
Macbeth  - The Story - Reading Comprehension Worksheet
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Macbeth - The Story - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text narrates the story of Macbeth based on William Shakespeare's tragedy. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False and a gap filling exercise. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
The Story of Romeo and Juliet - Reading Comprehension Worksheet
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The Story of Romeo and Juliet - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text narrates the story of Romeo and Juliet based on William Shakespeare's tragedy. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, a matching exercise and crossword. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, it could be used on or near Valentine's Day!
Diwali - Reading Comprehension Worksheet
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Diwali - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the traditions, legends and cultural practices around Diwali. The text also describes how the Festival if Lights is celebrated around the world. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, gap filling exercises and a fun word search. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
What are the effects of climate change and global warming? - Reading Comprehension Text
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What are the effects of climate change and global warming? - Reading Comprehension Text

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Climate change destabilizes the Earth’s temperature equilibrium and has far-reaching effects on human beings and the environment. During the course of global warming and due to the increased concentration of greenhouse gases, the energy balance and thus the temperature of the earth change, which in turn has a significant impact on humans and the environment. This Reading Comprehension / Informational Text explores the top causes of climate change as well as possible solutions that can help us reduce our carbon footprint. This activity is suitable for advanced to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: a multiple choice exercise a crossword a fill in the gaps independent text exercise entitled “Climate Change Spells a Grim Future for Humanity" This resource can be used as a mini-lesson, assigned for homework or used to for vocabulary building purposes. Total number of pages: 6 Answer key included
The Taming of the Shrew  - Reading Comprehension
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The Taming of the Shrew - Reading Comprehension

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of The Taming of the Shrew based on William Shakespeare’s famous play / comedy. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False, a character match exercise, a multiple choice exercise, a fill in the gaps exercise and a fun crossword. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
The Witch Who Couldn't Cast A Spell - Reading Comprehension
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The Witch Who Couldn't Cast A Spell - Reading Comprehension

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. This fictional story is about a witch who cannot cast spells. She will find herself defending a tribe of druids who will teach her the art of spellbinding. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including 10 comprehension questions and 12 True or False exercises. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework during or near Halloween.
Timon of Athens - The Story - Reading Comprehension
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Timon of Athens - The Story - Reading Comprehension

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text narrates the story of “Timon of Athens” based on William Shakespeare’s famous play. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, a True or False exercise and a word search exercise. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
The perfect Valentine’s Day - Reading Comprehension - Story Time
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The perfect Valentine’s Day - Reading Comprehension - Story Time

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This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners. The story is about a teenager named May who has moved to a new school and is struggling to make new friends. She also soon realizes that she has feelings for her only friend Jake, After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, a word search, True or False exercises and engage in an in-class discussion about Saint Valentine’s Day. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handouts can be completed in class or assigned for homework.