The abcteach comprehensions for U.S. symbols (the Statue of Liberty, the Liberty Bell, the Bald Eagle, the Flag, and the Great Seal), including thoughtful writing prompts, are gathered into one easy download.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One page numbered text explains how a tornado forms, part of abcteach's primary investigative series, "How, What, Why?" Includes three questions and both a primary and an elementary level spelling list.
A set of vocabulary building tools and activities of words related to the Scientific Method. Includes word list, spelling practice or definition worksheet, word search in the shape of a microscope and a word unscramble.
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.