An introduction to the famous Grimm brothers, the source of their stories and their motivations for collecting them, and a reflection on the stories' resonance today are all presented in this reading comprehension.
Oysters, pirates, and ammunition... this fact-filled reading comprehension traces the history of the island from its early days to 1892, when it became an immigration station. It is followed by multiple choice, short essay, and short answer questions.
Why did immigrants come to the United States? This factual comprehension passage explains some of the many reasons. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions, one essay question and 5 short answer questions.
A brief biography of the Spanish explorer, adventurer and conquistador in the format of a reading comprehension activity. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 6 questions requiring short written responses.
Reading Comprehension: El Castillo, the Mayan Temple of Kukulcan in the Great Plaza of Chichen Itza in Mexico with comparisons to the Parthenon. Nine pages with color photos. Three pages of questions/activities and a one page answer key.
A two page explanation of the elements of fiction and story structure with short answer questions and short story starting prompt. Use with abcteach Fiction Blueprint to help student's organize ideas for a story.
This one page reading comprehension on the Pacific Ocean is part of the Oceans of the World series. Includes a labeled b/w world map; multiple choice, short answer and map skill questions; and answer key.
This one page reading comprehension on the Atlantic Ocean is part of the Oceans of the World series. Includes a labeled b/w world map; multiple choice, short answer and map skill questions; a writing prompt; and answer key.
A two page reading comprehension unit on the history of the European discovery and settlement of Australia. Includes colored illustrated map, multiple choice questions and short answer questions and a writing prompt. Also, found on abcteach.com. are Australia's Aboriginal and Modern histories.
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.