This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores the tradition of having enormous firework dispays on New Year's and the adverse effects they can have on the environment.
After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises and a word search exercise. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. This reading comprehension worksheet can ideally be shortly before Christmas / New Year's.