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 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.
A two page account of the heroic ride of Sybil Ludington during the Revolutionary War, with multiple choice questions, short answer questions, and an illustration for coloring. Also, see abcteach's Sybil Ludington vocabulary activity set.
A one page realistic fiction reading comprehension piece about boats is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 5 questions requiring short written responses. One of a series on modes of transportation.
A 1 page reading comprehension selection, "Helicopters" is a non-fiction informational article. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 5 questions requiring short written responses. One of a series on modes of transportation.