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.
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, 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.
Reading comprehensions on the sun, incandescent light, light bulbs, electroluminescence, fluorescence, phosphorescence, bioluminescence, LEDs and LCDs... every type of light. A thoroughly informative unit!
"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.
A brief biography of the Coronado in the format of a reading comprehension, followed by multiple choice questions. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions, 1 short response and 4 short essay 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 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.
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.
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.
Factual reading comprehension about Kelly Clark's gold medal win in snowboarding. Learn about Kelly's run for the gold in the 2002 Winter Olympics. Questions included to test the knowledge gained from the passage.
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.
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.