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This reading comprehension explains the difference between solstice and equinox, as well as introducing some summer solstice traditions. A timely lesson!
A brief reading comprehension selection about the origins of Plymouth Rock and its place in American history. It is followed by multiple choice and short answer questions.
Reading comprehension that deals with the timeless issue of Olympic judging and figure skating in the winter Olympics. This passage examines the pair figure skating performance of Pelletier and Sale in the 2002 Winter Olympic games and the problems encountered following the judges scores. Questions follow the passage.
Updated: Christmas is getting close, and one of the girls in this reading comprehension hasn't gotten any of her gifts ready yet. This short reading comprehension is a good seasonal discussion starter. Includes multiple choice, short answer, and pre- and post-reading activities.
Reading comprehension about the sport of tennis.
Common Core: Informational Text: Key Ideas and Details RI5.3/RI6.3; Craft and Structure: RI5.5/RI6.5
This reading comprehension on why music should be taught in schools makes an excellent introduction to a unit on persuasive writing. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1
Updated: This reading comprehension activity includes informational text about the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration. It includes a pre-writing activity as well as multiple choice, short answer and essay questions.
This American Civil War packet includes three reading comprehension selections that total 5+ pages in length. The selections are: The Lead-Up to the Civil War; The Civil War; and Civil War Reconstruction. Each selection is followed with a set of multiple choice questions; a set of questions that require brief written responses, and a writing activity. Answer keys are included. (18 pages)
This reading comprehension activity teaches students to follow and understand a recipe. Includes vocabulary words, multiple choice and short answer questions. This would be a great hands-on activity to do with the family over Thanksgiving!
A fact-filled three-page reading comprehension biography of the author of the Declaration of Independence is followed by 12 multiple choice questions, 5 questions requiring short written responses a longer essay question.