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.
Learn about the "My Pyramid" food guide! This mini-unit features a reading comprehension, Venn diagram, and several short answer and essay writing prompts, designed to promote understanding and creative thinking.
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 unit is a full series of reading comprehensions presenting a thorough view of cell phones in terms of history (when was it invented) techonology (how does it work), society (what are appropriate cell phone manners), and more.
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!
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 reading comp describing the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill, review of oil spills stats in last four decades, discussion of off shore drilling and solutions to oil spills; multiple choice, short response questions and a long essay prompt.
A two page reading comprehension unit on the history of the European discovery and settlement of Australia. Includes colored illustrated map, multiple choice questions and short answer questions and a writing prompt. Also, found on abcteach.com. are Australia's Aboriginal and Modern histories.
A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring five endangered animals of North America (4 reptiles & 1 amphibian), plus a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary/middle school and a page of 7 short answer questions for elementary students. Also includes teacherís notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring five endangered fish of North America, plus a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary/middle school and a page of 7 short answer questions for elementary students. Also includes teacherís notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
A two page explanation of the scientific method with multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt. abcteach The Scientific Method Vocabulary Set 2 may be useful with this reading comprehension.
A two page reading comprehension on the historic event that is the origin of the British holiday, Guy Fawkes Day, aka Bonfire Night. Includes: short answer and multiple choice questions, a writing prompt, vocabulary list of related words, plus three abctool activities with vocabulary words.
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.
A three page text describing the world wide political, social, economic, and technological changes resulting from World War II. This final unit in a three part series on the history of WWII, includes a set of multiple choice questions and a set of short answer questions, plus a writing prompt.