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.
This reading comprehension explains the importance of classification in science and daily life. It tells the difficulties scientists had in determining Pluto's planetary status and briefly presents the new classification of planets.
This one page reading comprehension selection traces the origins of some Halloween traditions to the Celts, Romans, and early Christians. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 6 questions that require brief witten responses.
Three reading comprehensions (Your Digestive System, Diseases of the Digestive System, Take Care of Your Digestive System) clearly and simply explain how the Digestive system works and how to keep it working.
A straightforward presentation of the Christmas story, including information about secular and religious Christmas traditions. It is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and 5 questions that require brief written reponses.
This biography of the first person to photograph single snow crystals works well in conjunction with science lessons or as a "stand alone" reading comprehension.
*Bentley's photographs are in the public domain and can be found in many places for free.
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.
A child is transported into a candy world, having fun...and getting homesick. This reading comprehension captures student imaginations. The lesson continues with vocabulary development, parts of speech work, and more.