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.
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.
De Soto participated in the conquest of Panama, Nicaragua and Peru. This is a brief biography of the conquistador and explorer in the format of a reading comprehension activity. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 6 questions requiring short written responses.
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!
Two page reading comprehension on how to plant and care for a vegetable garden with reading comp, discussion, short response-functional text questions, and vocabulary word search.Use with Healthy Gardeners Club forms.
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 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 one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring endangered fishes, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates of Australia, plus a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary/middle school and a page of completion and multiple choice questions for elementary students. Also includes teacher’s notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
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.
Jacob and his twin sister learn about the importance of family health history. Includes a set of short response and a set of multiple choice questions, plus a writing prompt that will help student make a plan for heart health in their family.