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Unusual Animals Reading Comprehension: The Dhole

The following is the first in a series of reading comprehension worksheets about unusual animals. These worksheets would be appropriate for high beginners and intermediate EFL/ESL learners, or young learners interested in science or animals. This worksheet utilizes reading skills and guides students through the comprehension process from gist to deeper meaning. The worksheet uses […]

Hurricane Running Dictation

The following is a running dictation activity suitable for intermediate or advanced EFL/ESL students. This is different from some of my other running dictation activities, as this includes much more reading for reading comprehension as well. When using this activity in class teachers may choose to have students summarize the key points in the reading […]

About China Mingle Information Gap

This is a mingle information gap suitable for beginner ESL/EFL learners who are also exploring information about other countries. This information gap activity is designed to be done as a mingle, where each student has the answer to one question. Students look around trying to find out the correct answer. This worksheet includes simple lesson […]

Birthday Candles Reading Comprehension

The following is a reading comprehension worksheet details the history of the birthday candle from ancient Greece to modern times. It provides details about how cakes came to be covered with candles. This worksheet utilizes reading skills and guides students through the comprehension process from gist to deeper meaning. The worksheet uses a graphic organizer […]

Armless Pianist Reading Comprehension

The following is a reading comprehension worksheet provides the story of Lui Wei, an armless pianist and game show contestant on the Chinese show, China has Talent. This worksheet utilizes reading skills and guides students through the comprehension process from gist to deeper meaning. The worksheet uses a graphic organizer mind map to organize information […]