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.
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..
A two page reading comprehension article about the 2011 Royal Wedding of Prince William of Wales. Includes short answer questions, vocabulary list, a word search puzzle in shape of a castle and missing letter activity decorated with the flags of the UK and Wales.
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.
In this creative unit, Katie gets a postcard from a pen pal in nearly every South American country. Each postcard contains a few facts about the country. This unit can be used in a variety of fun ways to introduce South America. Review questions include map labeling, comprehension questions, creative writing, and more.
A 1 page reading comprehension selection, "Streetcars and Trams" is a non-fiction informational article. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 5 questions requiring short written responses.