A set of vocabulary building tools and activities for words related to the Scientific Method. Includes word list, spelling practice or definition worksheet, word search in the shape of a telescope and a crossword puzzle.
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.
Reading Comprehension: El Castillo, the Mayan Temple of Kukulcan in the Great Plaza of Chichen Itza in Mexico with comparisons to the Parthenon. Nine pages with color photos. Three pages of questions/activities and a one page answer key.
"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.