Formatted like a standardized test, this 11 page document tests reading comprehension, prefixes and suffixes, and more. these are approximately skills tested in fourth grade, although state standards vary widely.
This reading comprehension explains the whys and whens of the autumnal equinox. This lesson is appropriate for both hemispheres. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions, 1 short response and 4 short essay questions.
A very easy reading comprehension selection about cougars. This is one of a complete set on "big cats" from our member site. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 3 questions that require brief written responses.
A short story about a difficult summer job. The focus of this lesson is embedded SAT-level vocabulary (all nouns). The story is followed by questions to check vocabulary-based comprehension, context practice, synonym matching, and a guide word exercise.