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.
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 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.
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 one page biographical reading comprehension piece about America's first female African-American millionaire is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 5 questions requiring short written responses.
Three pages explore the Holocaust; reading comprehension questions range from multiple choice to short essay and include creating a timeline to track events related to the Holocaust from the end of World War I to the end of the second World War. January 27th is Holocaust Memorial Day.
A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring five endangered animals of North America (4 reptiles & 1 amphibian), plus a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary/middle school and a page of 7 short answer questions for elementary students. Also includes teacherís notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
Three reading comprehensions (Your Respiratory System, Diseases of the Respiratory System, Take Care of your Respiratory System) clearly and simply explain how the respiratory system works and how to keep it working.
Three reading comprehension selections (Your Immune System, Immune System Disease, Keeping Your Immune System Healthy) clearly and simply explain how the immune system works and how to keep it working. Each selection is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 4 questions that require brief written responses. (11 pages)