This non-fiction selection explains the use of poppies as a symbol of remembrance for fallen war veterans.It is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
An eleven page study of the ancient Persian New Year, Nowruz, which falls on the Vernal Equinox. A five page description of the history and traditions of the celebration is followed by multiple choice and short answer question sets, a writing prompt, as well as a 20 word glossary.
This one page reading comprehension selection traces the origins of some Halloween traditions to the Celts, Romans, and early Christians. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 6 questions that require brief witten responses.
A reading comprehension on the history of the U.S. flag, from its thirteen starred canton to its current appearance, and a reading comprehension overview of the Flag Code, to introduce or review proper treatment of the U.S. flag. Great for Flag Day (June 14th)...or any U.S. holiday.