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.
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.
Reading comprehensions on the sun, incandescent light, light bulbs, electroluminescence, fluorescence, phosphorescence, bioluminescence, LEDs and LCDs... every type of light. A thoroughly informative unit!
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)
A brief biography of the Coronado in the format of a reading comprehension, followed by multiple choice questions. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions, 1 short response and 4 short essay questions.
De Soto participated in the conquest of Panama, Nicaragua and Peru. This is a brief biography of the conquistador and explorer in the format of a reading comprehension activity. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 6 questions requiring short written responses.