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This reading comprehension on why music should be taught in schools makes an excellent introduction to a unit on persuasive writing. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1
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.
Updated: Christmas is getting close, and one of the girls in this reading comprehension hasn't gotten any of her gifts ready yet. This short reading comprehension is a good seasonal discussion starter. Includes multiple choice, short answer, and pre- and post-reading activities.
This unit is a full series of reading comprehensions presenting a thorough view of cell phones in terms of history (when was it invented) techonology (how does it work), society (what are appropriate cell phone manners), and more.
Reading comprehension about the sport of tennis.
Common Core: Informational Text: Key Ideas and Details RI5.3/RI6.3; Craft and Structure: RI5.5/RI6.5
This American Civil War packet includes three reading comprehension selections that total 5+ pages in length. The selections are: The Lead-Up to the Civil War; The Civil War; and Civil War Reconstruction. Each selection is followed with a set of multiple choice questions; a set of questions that require brief written responses, and a writing activity. Answer keys are included. (18 pages)