This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper elementary to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the origins of the Freedom of Information Act and explains why FOI Day is celebrated on James Madison's birthday and why he is considered the Father of the Constitution.
After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions and True or False exercises. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, this worksheet can be used on, or near March 16 - FOI Day,