What is the difference between a baleen and a toothed whale? Why do whales breach? What is special about whale songs? Find out with this super-sized reading comprehension, which includes a form for students to do their own whale research.
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.
Why did immigrants come to the United States? This factual comprehension passage explains some of the many reasons. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions, one essay question and 5 short answer questions.
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.
"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 brief biography of the Spanish explorer, adventurer and conquistador in the format of a reading comprehension activity. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 6 questions requiring short written responses.
Read a Paul Bunyan tall tale and answer the multiple choice questions, then read a true story about Bunyan with short answer comprehension questions. Sort fact from fiction in a review worksheet. Think and write about the values reflected in these tall tales. Finally: Write your own Paul Bunyan tall tale. A great unit!