A two page text of Columbus' first voyage to North America, with compass points highlighted in text. Map and directions to use the compass illustration in the document to trace Columbus' route. Includes completion and short answer questions.
A two page reading comprehension unit on the history of the European discovery and settlement of Australia. Includes colored illustrated map, multiple choice questions and short answer questions. Also, on abcteach.com are Australia's Aboriginal and Modern histories.
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 one page reading comprehension on the history and nutritional value of the potato, with completion questions, critical thinking exercises, a word search puzzle of related vocabulary, and a research writing prompt.
A two page reading comprehension on the historic event that is the origin of the British holiday, Guy Fawkes Day, aka Bonfire Night. Includes: short answer and multiple choice questions, a writing prompt, vocabulary list of related words, plus three abctool activities with vocabulary words.
This one page nonfiction selection explains the possible origins and some beliefs about this February 2nd holiday. It is followed by 6 true/false questions, 3 multiple choice questions, and 5 questions that require brief written responses.
A one page biographical reading comprehension piece about America's first female African-American millionaire is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 5 questions requiring short written responses.
What is the difference between a baleen and a toothed whale? Why do whales breach? What is special about whale songs? Find out with this super-sized reading comprehension, which includes a form for students to do their own whale research.