"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.
"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, part of our Pirates unit, tells the story of one of the world's most famous pirates. Ever wonder why Edward Teach was called Blackbeard? Find out with this informative lesson.
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.
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.
Two page reading comprehension on how to plant and care for a vegetable garden with reading comp, discussion, short response-functional text questions, and vocabulary word search.Use with Healthy Gardeners Club forms.
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.
This biography of the first person to photograph single snow crystals works well in conjunction with science lessons or as a "stand alone" reading comprehension.
*Bentley's photographs are in the public domain and can be found in many places for free.
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.