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Inspirational Woman Profile: Obiageli Ezekwesili – Comprehension Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 3 pages | Grades: 4 - 6

Review our profile on Nigerian social pioneer Obiageli Ezekwesili and answer questions to reinforce understanding.

Get to Know Obiageli Ezekwesili 

As well as being a humanitarian, education activist, and former Vice President of the World Bank Africa Division, Obiageli “Oby” Ezekwesili is the co-founder of Transparency International, an anti-corruption body.

In this 2-page worksheet, students will read an informational passage about Obiageli. They’ll practice word recognition and decode unknown words and phrases through context clues. After reading Obiageli Ezekwesili’s biography, they’ll answer 4 reading comprehension questions that demonstrate their understanding of the text. 

An answer key is included with this resource for easy grading. 

Extra Ways to Use Our Oby Ezekwesili Reading Passage 

This download is more than a worksheet!

In addition to being an inspiring historical figure to study during Black History Month and Women’s History Month, use this worksheet as a: 

Sustainability Tips: Print on cardstock and slip the pages into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse. You can also project the worksheet and work through it as a class, having students record their answers in their notebooks.

Before You Download

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between 3 different color resolutions of PDF or the Google Slides versions of this resource. An answer key is also included with this download.


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