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Reading Comprehension Informational Printable Worksheets for Grades K, 1 and 2

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  • Updated: This one page nonfiction selection presents the history and reasons for February 29th. It is followed by 7 multiple choice questions, 5 questions that require brief written responses, and a word search.

  • Updated: This reading comprehension activity includes informational text about the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration. It includes a pre-writing activity as well as multiple choice, short answer and essay questions.

  • This American Civil War packet includes three reading comprehension selections that total 5+ pages in length. The selections are: The Lead-Up to the Civil War; The Civil War; and Civil War Reconstruction.  Each selection is followed with  a set of multiple choice questions; a set of questions that require  brief written responses, and a writing activity.  Answer keys are included. (18 pages)

  • A one page guide to riding bicycles safely, with multiple choice and short answer question sets.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: World Capital - London (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World Capital - London (upper elem/middle)'. A two page text of an overview of modern London and its history, plus a spotlight of the city's unique transportation system and additional facts. Includes a set of multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • An introduction and Part 1, Deciding to Run for Office, of a Social Studies series on the five steps to seeking public office. Includes a teacher's note for use of this series as part of a hands on mock campaign.
  • A two page overview of the theories of Stephen Hawking and there acceptance in modern science. Multiple choice and short answer sets are included, along with a writing prompt.
  • Jacob and his twin sister learn about the importance of family health history. Includes a set of short response and a set of multiple choice questions, plus a writing prompt that will help student make a plan for heart health in their family.
  • A one page discussion of ways to keep hearts healthy, with multiple choice and short answer question sets, plus a crossword puzzle, a word search and a writing prompt.
  • An explanation of Hawking Radiation, plus an experiment creating an event horizon, a report form, a vocabulary exercise and glossary make up this lesson.
  • A three page biography of internationally respected physicist and cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, with multiple choice and short answer question sets, as well as, a writing prompt.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: Australia Day (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: Australia Day (upper elem/middle)'. A two page text on the history and cultural activities celebrated during Australia's annual Australia Day, January 26. Includes a set of multiple choice and a set of short answer questions, plus a writing prompt.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: World War II - Consequences (middle/high school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World War II - Consequences (middle/high school)'. A three page text describing the world wide political, social, economic, and technological changes resulting from World War II. This final unit in a three part series on the history of WWII, includes a set of multiple choice questions and a set of short answer questions, plus a writing prompt.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: World War II-Costs (middle/high school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World War II-Costs (middle/high school)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Biography: Brett Favre Football Quarterback (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Biography: Brett Favre Football Quarterback (upper elem/middle)'. A two page biography of Brett Favre, United States football great. Unit includes multiple choice and short answer question sets.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: Southern Ocean (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: Southern Ocean (upper elem/middle)'. A two page reading comprehension text 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,and a writing prompt, crossword puzzle and word unscramble.
  • A two page text describing how the major Ally and Axis countries became involved in WWII, with a page of multiple choice and a page of short answer questions, and a writing prompt. Part one of a four part series on the history of WWII.
  • Use this 'Biography: Archimedes of Syracuse (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Biography: Archimedes of Syracuse (upper elem/middle)'. A two page biography of the Greek mathematician and scientist, Archimedes. Includes a set of short answer and a set of multiple choice questions, as well as a writing prompt.
  • A one page biography of U. S. soccer player Mia Hamm, with multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • A one page biography of U.S. women's soccer player, Mia Hamm with multiple choice and short answer questions, plus a writing prompt.
  • A three page reading texts on the ending of WWI with information on the worldwide consequences and treaties that resulted from the Ally victory. Includes pages of multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt
  • A two page text on the history of the causes of WWI with multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • A two page reading comprehension on the historic event that is the origin of the British holiday, Guy Fawkes Day, aka Bonfire Night. Includes: short answer and multiple choice questions, a writing prompt, vocabulary list of related words, plus three abctool activities with vocabulary words.
  • A two page reading comprehension text on the topic of the cost of World War I. Includes sets of multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • A two page reading comprehension text on the events of September 11, 2001 and U.S. response, with multiple choice and essay questions.
  • A two page text on how the participating countries in WWI became involved in the war. Includes a page of multiple choice and a page of short answer questions, as well as a writing prompt.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: World Landmark - Niagara Falls (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World Landmark - Niagara Falls (upper elem/middle)'. A two page text on the natural landmark Niagara Falls, with multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • A two page text on the cultural and historical site, the Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, with photos, a page each of multiple choice and short answer questions, a writing prompt and an answer sheet.
  • A two page biography of German Astronomer, Johannes Kepler, with a page of multiple choice questions and a page of short answer questions, plus a writing prompt.
  • A one page reading comprehension on the history and nutritional value of the potato, with completion questions, critical thinking exercises, a word search puzzle of related vocabulary, and a research writing prompt.
  • This Biography: Euclid, Father of Geometry is perfect to practice geometry skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Biography: Euclid, Father of Geometry. A two page biography of Greek Mathematician, Euclid, known as the Father of Geometry. Includes a page each of multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • A three page biography of the Polish scientist, Nicolaus Copernicus, who revolutionized the study of astronomy. Includes a page each of multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • A three page biography of Polish scientist, Nicolaus Copernicus, who is credited with revolutionizing the subject of astronomy. Includes pages of multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • A two page biography of the Italian Astronomer, Galileo, with multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring four endangered mammals of Australia, plus a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary/middle school and a page of 7 short answer questions for elementary students. Also includes teacherís notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
  • A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring five endangered animals of North America (4 reptiles & 1 amphibian), plus a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary/middle school and a page of 7 short answer questions for elementary students. Also includes teacherís notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
  • A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring five endangered fish of North America, plus a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary/middle school and a page of 7 short answer questions for elementary students. Also includes teacherís notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
  • A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring five endangered invertebrates of North America, plus a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary/middle school and a page of 7 short answer questions for elementary students. Also includes teacherís notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.