This is a comprehension and language task about the McDonald’s Franchise. It is aimed at 6th to 8th grade reading level. It details how the fast food empire started and grew, and some of the controversies it has faced along the way. This can be used as a stand-alone task or it can be incorporated into a themed unit.
Comprehension (30 marks)
Questions test skills such as: recall of details, identifying the main idea, summarizing, evaluation, inference and appreciation.
Language Task (25 marks)
Covers topics such as: parts of speech, tenses, active and passive voice, direct and indirect (reported) speech, synonyms, sentence types, punctuation and figures of speech.
UPDATED: A second, easier, comprehension task has been added to allow for differentiation in your classes. It offers the same questions, but many of the harder ones have been adapted to multiple choice questions.
This additional task is out of 20 marks.