This reading comprehension, part of our Pirates unit, tells the story of one of the world's most famous pirates. Ever wonder why Edward Teach was called Blackbeard? Find out with this informative lesson.
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.
Updated: One page biography of Olympic Gold Medal swimmer, Michael Phelps, with multiple choice and short answer questions. Common Core: Reading Informational Text: RI.5.2, RI 5.5, RI.5.6, RI.5.1, RI.5.4