A two page reading comprehension on the historic event that is the origin of the British holiday, Guy Fawkes Day and Bonfire Night. Includes: short answer and multiple choice questions, a writing prompt, vocabulary list of related words, plus three abctool activities with vocabulary words.
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 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 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.