This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for upper elementary to higher intermediate ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores the origins of Easter from the ancient Babylonia Godess Ishtar to the Teutonic Goddess Eostre.
After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False and a word search exercise. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. A full answer key is included.