Explore reading comprehension activities for middle school and high school. Use the subcategories below to find fictional or informational (non-fiction) reading comprehension activities, complete with study questions and answer keys.
A two page text explains the history and science of the big bang theory and the reasons scientist consider it valid. Includes a vocabulary exercise of related scientific terms and a set of short answer questions.
A two page text of an overview of modern London and its history, plus a spotlight of the city's unique transportation system and additional facts. Includes a set of multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
A two page text describing how the major Ally and Axis countries became involved in WWII, with a page of multiple choice and a page of short answer questions, and a writing prompt. Part one of a four part series on the history of WWII.
A three page text describing the world wide political, social, economic, and technological changes resulting from World War II. This final unit in a three part series on the history of WWII, includes a set of multiple choice questions and a set of short answer questions, plus a writing prompt.
Reading Comprehension: El Castillo, the Mayan Temple of Kukulcan in the Great Plaza of Chichen Itza in Mexico with comparisons to the Parthenon. Nine pages with color photos. Three pages of questions/activities and a one page answer key.
This super-sized reading and writing unit introduces the basic categories of literary conflict (man vs. nature, etc.) and presents two summarized stories for students to analyze in terms of internal/external conflict. The unit incorporates vocabulary, critical thinking, and research.