On June 19th, 1865, the last of the slaves were freed in Texas. Juneteenth is still celebrated today. Learn more about the day with this fact-filled nonfiction reading comprehension selection. It is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and 4 questions that require brief written responses..
Two fact-filled and easy-to-understand reading comprehensions, explaining and defining light. Our light units are available at four different levels, with increasingly advanced vocabulary and concepts.
Terrance is frightened. A hurricane is headed directly towards him! Students can learn about this weather phenomenon along with Terrance in this fact-filled story, and then review their knowledge with comprehension questions.
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.
A child is transported into a candy world, having fun...and getting homesick. This reading comprehension captures student imaginations. The lesson continues with vocabulary development, parts of speech work, and more.
A reading comprehension describes some of the opening ceremony for the 2000 Olympics in Australia; this has directions and space for students to revise the document for the opening ceremony for the 2008 Olympics.