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.
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 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.
"She looked at the spelling test quickly and then hid it in her desk." A fictional reading comprehension designed to help teach students character education. Reflective short answer questions can be used for discussion or writing practice.
Three reading comprehension selections (Your Immune System, Immune System Disease, Keeping Your Immune System Healthy) clearly and simply explain how the immune system works and how to keep it working. Each selection is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 4 questions that require brief written responses. (11 pages)
Darken the circle under the correct letter. (upper-case letters). Formatted like a standardized test, this 5 page document tests knowledge of the alphabet. This is approximately the skill tested in first grade, although state standards vary widely.
Two fact-filled and easy-to-understand reading comprehensions, explaining and defining light. Our light units are available at four different levels, with increasingly advanced vocabulary and concepts.
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.