Learn about the "My Pyramid" food guide! This mini-unit features a reading comprehension, Venn diagram, and several short answer and essay writing prompts, designed to promote understanding and creative thinking.
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.
Why did immigrants come to the United States? This factual comprehension passage explains some of the many reasons. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions, one essay question and 5 short answer 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 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 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 teacherís notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
A two page explanation of the scientific method with multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt. abcteach The Scientific Method Vocabulary Set 2 may be useful with this reading comprehension.
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 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.