This biography of the first person to photograph single snow crystals works well in conjunction with science lessons or as a "stand alone" reading comprehension.
*Bentley's photographs are in the public domain and can be found in many places for free.
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.
"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.