Terrance is frightened. A hurricane is headed directly towards him! Students can learn about this weather phenomenon along with Terrance in this fact-filled story, and then review their knowledge with comprehension questions.
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.
"Nothing excites them more than trekking through a mysterious labyrinth of underground chambers and tunnels." This reading comprehension introduces spelunkers, speleologists, and their shared fascination with caves.
A biography of the famous composer in the form of a reading comprehension activity is followed by 12 multiple choice questions, and a writing prompt about overcoming adversity, and 5 questions requiring short written responses.
A two page text of Columbus' first voyage to North America, with compass points highlighted in text. Map and directions to use the compass illustration in the document to trace Columbus' route. Includes completion and short answer questions.
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.