This one page reading comprehension selection traces the origins of some Halloween traditions to the Celts, Romans, and early Christians. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 6 questions that require brief witten responses.
This factual reading comprehension describes the end of Ellis Island as an immigration station, and its rebirth as American landmark. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions, 1 essay question and 5 short response questions.
"As early as 2300 BC, Chinese athletes were playing tsu chu, a game in which players kicked a small ball through designated goals on a field." This fact-filled and thorough reading comprehension tells the history of soccer, from early versions of the game to the present.
This reading comprehension explains some concepts from physics and then looks at them in terms of a popular sport. ("What is acting on a soccer ball when it stays in one place until a player moves it?")
Reading comprehensions on the sun, incandescent light, light bulbs, electroluminescence, fluorescence, phosphorescence, bioluminescence, LEDs and LCDs... every type of light. A thoroughly informative unit!
A brief biography of the Coronado in the format of a reading comprehension, followed by multiple choice questions. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions, 1 short response and 4 short essay questions.
A 1 page article provides factual information about one of America's most famous landmarks, the Empire State Building. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 5 questions requiring short written responses.
A two page biography of Chinese table tennis champion, Deng Yaping, who overcame a physical challenge to be the most respected table tennis player in history. Multiple choice 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 one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring four endangered mammals of Australia, plus a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary/middle school and a page of 7 short answer questions for elementary students. Also includes teacherís notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.