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.
Short answer, multiple choice, and essay questions to review factual understanding and general comprehension of the life of Simón Bolívar. An adapted text is provided or students can do their own research.
A three page biography of Polish scientist, Nicolaus Copernicus, who is credited with revolutionizing the subject of astronomy. Includes pages of multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
Olympic track and field champion and philanthropist, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, is the subject of this one page biography, which also includes two sets of reading comprehension questions and a research and discussion topic.