"Nothing excites them more than trekking through a mysterious labyrinth of underground chambers and tunnels." This reading comprehension introduces spelunkers, speleologists, and their shared fascination with caves.
Learn about the "My Pyramid" food guide! This mini-unit features a reading comprehension, Venn diagram, and several short answer and essay writing prompts, designed to promote understanding and creative thinking.
Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students explore opposing viewpoints and strengthens the ability to research topics and empathize with others. Argue for or against the existence of zoos. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
A set of vocabulary building tools and activities for words related to the Scientific Method. Includes word list, spelling practice or definition worksheet, word search in the shape of a telescope and a crossword puzzle.
A two page text explains the history and science of the big bang theory and the reasons scientist consider it valid. Includes a vocabulary exercise of related scientific terms and a set of short answer questions.
PowerPoint with Audio. Part of the Living on Planet Earth series. This presentation includes colorful images and illustrations that describe how plants make their own food through the process of photosynthesis. It also provides basic concepts as to how plants and animals breathe and obtain nutrition.
A two page explanation of the scientific method with multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt. abcteach The Scientific Method Vocabulary Set 2 may be useful with this reading comprehension.
What makes a bird a bird? What's special about bird bones? What are the different bird feathers called? Why do birds have different beaks? How do birds use their feet? How do birds fly? How do birds build nests? Learn the answers to these questions and more with this set of reading comprehensions.