A child is transported into a candy world, having fun...and getting homesick. This reading comprehension captures student imaginations. The lesson continues with vocabulary development, parts of speech work, and more.
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.
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?")
This reading comprehension explains the importance of classification in science and daily life. It tells the difficulties scientists had in determining Pluto's planetary status and briefly presents the new classification of planets.
In this creative unit, Katie gets a postcard from a pen pal in nearly every South American country. Each postcard contains a few facts about the country. This unit can be used in a variety of fun ways to introduce South America. Review questions include map labeling, comprehension questions, creative writing, and more.
A brief biography of the Spanish explorer, adventurer and conquistador in the format of a reading comprehension activity. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 6 questions requiring short written responses.