This reading comprehension and vocabulary worksheet is based on an article about Steve Jobs the CEO of Apple Inc. It includes reading, writing and speaking activities.
Students are required to refer to details and examples in the text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
They are also required to analyse how the writers choice of vocabulary contributes to the readers understanding of the events.
This is a completely self-contained, no prep required (other than photocopies!) lesson plan. It is also perfect for homework, substitute lessons and private lessons.
500 word news article
Vocabulary matching activity
Cause and effect
Reading comprehension, vocabulary, technology, ESL, worksheet, substitute lesson.
Aligned with CCSS:
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says
explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.
Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.