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.
De Soto participated in the conquest of Panama, Nicaragua and Peru. This is a brief biography of the conquistador and explorer in the format of a reading comprehension activity. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 6 questions requiring short written responses.
Short answer, multiple choice, and essay questions to review factual understanding and general comprehension of the life of Simón Bolívar. An adapted text is provided or students can do their own research.
A two page biography of Chinese table tennis champion, Deng Yaping, who overcame a physical challenge to be the most respected table tennis player in history. Multiple choice and short answer questions.