A two page account of the heroic ride of Sybil Ludington during the Revolutionary War, with multiple choice questions, short answer questions, and an illustration for coloring. Also, see abcteach's Sybil Ludington vocabulary activity set.
This biography of the first person to photograph single snow crystals works well in conjunction with science lessons or as a "stand alone" reading comprehension.
*Bentley's photographs are in the public domain and can be found in many places for free.
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.
A biography of the famous composer in the form of a reading comprehension activity is followed by 12 multiple choice questions, and a writing prompt about overcoming adversity, and 5 questions requiring short written responses.