This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the origins and history of the Olympic Games, from the ancient Olympia to their revival in the late 19th century.
After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, a gap filling exercise and True or False exercises. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.