A nine page study of the ancient Persian New Year, Nowruz, which falls on the Vernal Equinox. A four page description of the history and traditions of the celebration is followed by multiple choice and short answer question sets, as well as a 27 word glossary.
"It's a mushy gushy mystery when Junie B. Jones gets a big, mushy card from a secret admirer!"
This unit enhances the Barbara Park book with vocabulary and comprehension skills development (with none of Junie B.'s notorious grammar).
Jack is not sure that the Niagara Falls could be very interesting until he gets there with his family. His sister is full of facts about the Falls, but Jack has his own idea about the best way to "go over the Falls." Includes multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
A one page reading comprehension selection introducing and explaining the terms "reduce" "reuse" and "recycle" and their importance to Earth. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions, 3 vocabulary matching questions, and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
This biography of the first person to photograph single snow crystals works well in conjunction with science lessons or as a "stand alone" reading comprehension.
*Bentley's photographs are in the public domain and can be found in many places for free.