This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the major historical periods of ancient Egyptian history from the beginning of the first dynasty of pharaohs to the brutal murder of the last pharaoh by the Roman Emperor Octavian (Augustus).
After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a crossword, comprehension questions and True or False exercises. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.