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  • A two page biography of the Greek mathematician and scientist, Archimedes. Includes a set of short answer and a set of multiple choice questions, as well as a writing prompt.
  • A two page text on the cultural and historical site, the Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, with photos, a page each of multiple choice and short answer questions, a writing prompt and an answer sheet.
  • A two page illustrated biography of Paul Revere with multiple choice and short answer questions, and a writing prompt.
  • An easy format word search in the shape of a horses head with words associated with the "Midnight Ride of Paul Revere." Fourteen medium to difficult words. Made with abctools. Can be used with abcteach biography of Paul Revere.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. The term “Reptilian Brain” can be clearly understood as you bring the concept into focus with your communicated meaning. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Reptiles of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students communicate their ideas, observations and opinions regarding feeling intimidated. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Mammals of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. A case study requires that you investigate and describe the experiences of one or a few in a way that helps your reader understand that there are many others in similar circumstances. Develop an understanding of how one creates a career or business from their interest in animals. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Invertebrates of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students explore opposing viewpoints and strengthens the ability to research topics and empathize with others. Argue for or against the existence of zoos. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students explore opposing viewpoints and strengthens the ability to research topics and empathize with others. Argue for or against the existence of public aquariums. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Aquarium Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Aquarium".
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity asks students to consider a public aquarium safety issue and offer a solution. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Aquarium Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Aquarium".
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. A venture report provides details about a business, entrepreneur or team. Help the reader learn something new about the business or industry as you describe the relationship between zoo facilities and the community. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. A venture report provides details about a business, entrepreneur or team. Help the reader learn something new about the business or industry as you describe the relationship between zoo facilities and their suppliers. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • A one page reading comprehension about the three methods by which things are invented and details of actual discoveries, with 4 pages of exercises.
  • Text only. Multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions to review this text are available on our member site.
  • A biography of the famous environmentalist, followed by multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions.
  • A biography of the famous environmentalist, followed by multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions.
  • Biography of the famous scientist with comprehension questions.
  • Biography of the famous scientist, with comprehension questions.
  • A biography of the famous composer in the form of a reading comprehension activity is followed by 12 multiple choice questions, and a writing prompt about overcoming adversity, and 5 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A biography of the composer followed by 12 multiple choice questions, 1 short writing prompt, 5 short answer essay questions , and a creative visualization exercise.
  • Biography of the "Canadian Paul Revere".
  • 1 DOWN: Wrote Last of the Mohicans. Match the famous American authors to their works.
  • A list of 20 great US authors and a corresponding list of their works. These can be used in a variety of ways including in matching games, for study aids, etc.
  • A brief biography of the Coronado in the format of a reading comprehension, followed by multiple choice questions. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions, 1 short response and 4 short essay questions.
  • A brief biography of the tragic Mexican painter in the format of a reading comprehension, followed by 4 multiple choice questions, 1 short response question, and 4 short answer essay questions.
  • A reading comprehension selection, "Hernan Cortes" is a biographical piece. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 6 questions requiring short written responses.
  • De Soto participated in the conquest of Panama, Nicaragua and Peru. This is a brief biography of the conquistador and explorer in the format of a reading comprehension activity. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 6 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A reading comprehension biography about Dickens, followed by activities like "Write Your Own Christmas Carol" and "Match the Quote to the Book" and more.
  • Biography of the famous American writer, presented as a reading comprehension.
  • A biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, with research suggestions, a timeline activity, and creative writing prompts.
  • June 12th is Anne Frank's birthday. A brief introduction to the writer is followed by several quotes for students to write a response; suggestions for framing the response are included.
  • 31 quotes from famous women form the basis for writing prompts that require students to use their skills of reflection, research, and writing.
  • Under the pseudonym "Mark Twain" Samuel Clemens produced some of the first and best American novels. Learn more about the writer and the man with this reading comprehension.
  • A reading comprehension/ biography of the 264th pope.
  • This unit can be used to review a unit on Franklin, or as a research guide. Features a vocabulary word search, word scramble, crossword puzzle, and a two-page general knowledge check.
  • Deborah Samson, Captain Molly, Sybil Ludington, and Molly Pitcher.

  • A reading comprehension on the life of "Ambassador Satch".
  • Possibly the best contralto of all time is profiled in this reading comprehension.
  • A fact-filled reading comprehension profiling the famous Girl Scouts' founder.