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.
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.
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.
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.
This one page nonfiction selection presents the history and reasons for February 29th. It is followed by 7 multiple choice questions, 5 questions that require brief written responses, and a word search.
An introduction and Part 1, Deciding to Run for Office, of a Social Studies series on the five steps to seeking public office. Includes a teacher's note for use of this series as part of a hands on mock campaign.
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.
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 illustrated reading comp on the U.S. National Park, Mammoth Cave, in the state of Kentucky, with details of its history. Includes multiple choice and short answer questions and a long essay prompt.
"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.