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.
"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 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.
A two page explanation of the elements of fiction and story structure with short answer questions and short story starting prompt. Use with abcteach Fiction Blueprint to help student's organize ideas for a story.
A two page reading comprehension on the traditions and symbols of royal weddings of the United Kingdom,with details on which were accepted or rejected for Prince William and Catherine Middleton's wedding in 2011. Includes short answer questions and a writing prompt.
A one page reading comprehension on the history and nutritional value of the potato, with completion questions, critical thinking exercises, a word search puzzle of related vocabulary, and a research writing prompt.