Oysters, pirates, and ammunition... this fact-filled reading comprehension traces the history of the island from its early days to 1892, when it became an immigration station. It is followed by multiple choice, short essay, and short answer questions.
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.
"Nothing excites them more than trekking through a mysterious labyrinth of underground chambers and tunnels." This reading comprehension introduces spelunkers, speleologists, and their shared fascination with caves.
Reading comprehensions on the sun, incandescent light, light bulbs, electroluminescence, fluorescence, phosphorescence, bioluminescence, LEDs and LCDs... every type of light. A thoroughly informative unit!
Reading comprehension explaining Candlemas as a French holiday tradition when people eat crêpes. Recipe included.
Texte anglais au sujet de la fête de la Chandeleur où certains Français mangent des crêpes. Recette inclue. Vérification de la compréhension de lecture.
Richard Frethorne, an indentured servant in Virginia, wrote a letter detailing the awful conditions in colonial America. Read the letter, update the spelling and vocabulary, answer the comprehension questions, and then "translate" the letter into modern English.
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 comp describing the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill, review of oil spills stats in last four decades, discussion of off shore drilling and solutions to oil spills; multiple choice, short response questions and a long essay prompt.
This one page reading comprehension on the Pacific Ocean is part of the Oceans of the World series. Includes a labeled b/w world map; multiple choice, short answer and map skill questions; and answer key.
This reading comprehension on the Pacific Ocean is part of the Oceans of the World series. Includes a labeled b/w world map; multiple choice, short answer and map skill questions; a writing prompt; answer key.
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 color illustrated fact sheet featuring five endangered fish of North America, 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 teacher’s notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring five endangered invertebrates of North America, 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 teacher’s notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
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 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.