Words with multiple definitions are examined in this dictionary skills activity, using the same dictionary page example as abcteach's activity, Guide Word #1; bubble-bun to burden-buzzard. Students answer questions and write sentences related to understanding the appropriate definition.
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 importance of classification in science and daily life. It tells the difficulties scientists had in determining Pluto's planetary status and briefly presents the new classification of planets.
Three reading comprehensions (Your Respiratory System, Diseases of the Respiratory System, Take Care of your Respiratory System) clearly and simply explain how the respiratory system works and how to keep it working.
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 article provides factual information about one of America's most famous landmarks, the Empire State Building. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 5 questions requiring short written responses.
A two page reading comprehension regarding the formation of the Southern Ocean, part of abcteach's series on world oceans. Unit includes a set of short answer and a set of multiple choice questions, plus a spelling list, crossword puzzle, word search and word unscramble.
Two pages of text explains the cost of World War II, part of the abcteach history series on World War II. Unit includes a set of multiple choice questions and a set of short answer questions, as well as a writing prompt.