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.
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.
A two page account of the heroic ride of Sybil Ludington during the Revolutionary War, with multiple choice questions, short answer questions, and an illustration for coloring. Also, see abcteach's Sybil Ludington vocabulary activity set.
This reading comprehension, part of our Pirates unit, tells the story of one of the world's most famous pirates. Ever wonder why Edward Teach was called Blackbeard? Find out with this informative lesson.
Olympic track and field champion and philanthropist, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, is the subject of this one page biography, which also includes two sets of reading comprehension questions and a research and discussion topic.
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.
Use this 'Biography: Stephen Hawking (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Biography: Stephen Hawking (elem/upper elem)'. A two page biography of internationally respected physicist and cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, with multiple choice and short answer question sets.