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.
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.
A one page biographical reading comprehension piece about America's first female African-American millionaire is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 5 questions requiring short written responses.
This introduction to Greek writers and philosophers is the beginning of a seven part series of reading comprehensions on several Greeks from long ago whose influence can still be seen in literature and philosophy today.