De Soto participated in the conquest of Panama, Nicaragua and Peru. This is a brief biography of the conquistador and explorer in the format of a reading comprehension activity. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 6 questions requiring short written responses.
A three page reading texts on the ending of WWI with information on the worldwide consequences and treaties that resulted from the Ally victory. Includes pages of multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt
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.
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.
"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.
Reading comprehensions on the sun, incandescent light, light bulbs, electroluminescence, fluorescence, phosphorescence, bioluminescence, LEDs and LCDs... every type of light. A thoroughly informative unit!
Read about the Feast of the Kings, a French holiday, and answer the questions. Includes a recipe for a galette.
Lire au sujet de la fête des rois en anglais, répondre aux questions. Avec une recette pour la galette des rois.
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.