This 1 page non-fiction reading selection explains the vernal equinox. This lesson is appropriate for both hemispheres. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 5 questions that require brief written responses.
A girl in 1916 ponders the issues of suffrage. The focus of this lesson is embedded SAT-level vocabulary (all verbs). The story is followed by questions to check vocabulary-based comprehension, context practice, synonym matching, and a guide word exercise.
A poster explains simple electrical circuits; this is followed by a clear, detailed reading comprehension exercise; practice work for drawing in missing wires to complete the circuits concludes the lesson.
A 1 page science fiction story about a boy's science project that saves the world. It is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses. This reading comprehension works alone or with Level 2, Unit 2 spelling.
Formatted like a standardized test, this 13 page document tests language arts skills such as spelling, parts of speech, capitalization, alphabetizing, and more. These are approximately the skills tested in third grade, although state standards vary widely.
Do you know why it's called a watt? an ohm? a volt? Your students will know after this thorough history. From amber and fur (600 B.C.) to jumping frogs (1786) to electrical resistance (1827), this unit is a fantastic introduction to the history of electricity.