This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the lives and achievements of the three most notable women in ancient history, namely, Hatshepsut, Cleopatra and Greek poet Sappho.
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 IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally this handout could be used during Women's History Month (March).