This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the life and work of the Italian astronomer, mathematician, physicist, philosopher and professor Galileo Galilei. Galileo Galilei is most famous for his pioneering observations of nature and astronomy, his invention of the telescope and his support of the Copernican theory.
After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match, and a crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.