A reading passage, like a fable. The students put the verbs into the past simple tense - I have used mainly irregulars - then a true or false exercise and some comprehension questions. Full key included.
The above printable, downloadable handout is meant for at Upper-intermediate (B2) level. It is aimed at consolidating Past simple tense in English, and was designed for honing your pupils' Reading skills. There is an answer key provided with the exercises.