READING
COMPREHENSION

LEVEL 6

Continents

TEXT

A continent is a big area of land. There are seven continents on Earth: Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Australia and Antarctica.

In North America there are countries like the USA and Canada and countries from Central America like Costa Rica.In South America there are lots of interesting places like the Amazon rainforest and the Andes mountains.

Antarctica is a very cold continent. Nobody lives in Antarctica. It is a very difficult place to live. There is lots of ice and icebergs in Antarctica.

Australia is the name of a continent and a country. It is the smallest continent on Earth.

Europe is the second smallest continent. There are about 50 different countries in Europe with different languages, customs and traditions.

Africa is the second biggest continent on Earth. It is amazing. There is a big variety of landscapes and types of animals in Africa.

Asia is the biggest of all continents. It has the biggest population. More than 50 per cent of the population all over the world lives in Asia.

Continents are incredible!

ACTIVITY 1 (WORDSEARCH)

ACTIVITY 2 (COMPLETE)

Antartica
America
land
interesting
Earth
icebergs
languages
animals
Andes
A continent is a big area of ______(1). There are seven continents on Earth: Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Australia and Antarctica.
In North ________(2) there are countries like the USA and Canada and countries from Central America like Costa Rica.
In South America there are lots of ________(3)
places like the Amazon rainforest and the ________(4) mountains.
The ________(5) is a very cold continent. Nobody lives in the Antarctica. It is a very difficult place to live.
There is lots of ice and _______(6) in Antarctica.
Australia is the name of a continent and a country. It is the smallest continent on_______(7).
Europe is the second smallest continent. There are about 50 different countries in Europe with different _________(8), customs and traditions.
Africa is the second biggest continent on Earth. It is amazing. There is a big variety of landscapes and types of _____(9) in Africa.
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ACTIVITY 3 (QUESTIONS)

THE USA AND CANADA
AUSTRALIA
NO, IT ISN'T. IT'S THE 2ND.
A BIG AREA OF LAND
7
AFRICA AND ASIA
NO, IT ISN'T
ASIA
ABOUT 50
1.- What is a continent ?
2.- How many continents are on Earth ?
3.- What are the names of 2 continents ?
4.- Which countries are in North America ?
5.- Is the Amazon rainforest in Asia ?
6.- Which is the smallest continent on Earth ?
7.- How many countries are in Europe ?
8.- Is Africa the biggest continent on Earth ?
9.- Which continent has the biggest population ?
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ACTIVITY 4 (MULTIPLE CHOICE)

  • 1.- continent is a __________ area of land.

    • a.- small
    • b.- big
    • c.- short
  • 2.- There are __________ continents in the world.

    • a.- five
    • b.- six
    • c.- seven
  • 3.- Asia and __________ are continents.

    • a.- New York
    • b.- Oslo
    • c.- Africa
  • 4.- __________ is a country in North America.

    • a.- Canada
    • b.- Brazil
    • c.- Japan
  • 5.- The __________ mountains are in South America.

    • a.- Himalayas
    • b.- Alps
    • c.- Andes
  • 6.- Antarctica is a very __________ continent.

    • a.- hot
    • b.- cold
    • c.- very hot
  • 7.- __________ is the name of a continent and a country.

    • a.- New Zealand
    • b.- India
    • c.- Australia
  • 8.- Europe is the __________ smallest continent.

    • a.- second
    • b.- first
    • c.- third
  • 9.- Africa is the second __________ continent on Earth.

    • a.- smallest
    • b.- shortest
    • c.- biggest
  • 10.- Asia has the biggest __________.

    • a.- population
    • b.- cars
    • c.- pencils
  • Your score is: 4/6

    ACTIVITY 5 (DEFINITIONS)

    jungle
    clouds
    wind
    Asia
    North
    river
    mountain
    dry
    waterfall
    an area of land that rises high above the land around it
    the opposite of wet
    a white or grey mass of precipitation in the sky
    a continent. China and Japan are part of it
    an area in a river where water falls from a height
    a natural movement of air
    natural water that goes into the ocean, lake, etc?
    tropical forest
    the opposite of South
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