This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text is a summary/ short story based on Roald Dahl’s famous children’s story “Matilda”. Matilda recounts the story of a young bright girl who forms a beautiful relationship wiith her primary school teacher. Once Matilda discovers that she is telekinetic, there’s virtually nothing that can stop her from haunting the horrid Miss Trunchbull out of the school!
After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, a character match, a crossword, and True or False exercises and a fun word-search. The text can be used for AQA vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A crossword key is included.