This one page nonfiction selection presents the history and reasons for February 29th. It is followed by 7 multiple choice questions, 5 questions that require brief written responses, and a word search.
An introduction to the famous Grimm brothers, the source of their stories and their motivations for collecting them, and a reflection on the stories' resonance today are all presented in this reading comprehension.
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.
This factual reading comprehension describes the end of Ellis Island as an immigration station, and its rebirth as American landmark. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions, 1 essay question and 5 short response questions.
"His name was changed at Ellis Island"... or was it? Learn the truth with this factual reading comprehension. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions, 1 essay question and 5 short response questions.
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.
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.