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  • 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.
  • This factual reading comprehension describes the end of Ellis Island as an immigration station, and its rebirth as American landmark. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions, 1 essay question and 5 short response questions.
  • "His name was changed at Ellis Island"... or was it? Learn the truth with this factual reading comprehension. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions, 1 essay question and 5 short response questions.
  • The text to the preamble to the U.S. Constitution. Constitution Day is September 17th.
  • One of three lessons about East Coast tribes on our member site, this two-page reading comprehension is reviewed with a writing prompt.
  • This thorough and interesting unit is a set of reading comprehensions on Pearl Harbor. Each comprehension comes with question sets reviewing vocabulary and facts, as well as deeper levels of comprehension.
  • Use this 'Book: Coming on Home Soon (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Coming on Home Soon (primary)'. Review vocabulary from Jacqueline Woodson's beautiful book about a lonely girl, her grandmother, and a stray kitten, all waiting for Mama to come back from her work up north.
  • Use this 'Crossword: Revolutionary War (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Crossword: Revolutionary War (primary)'. Featuring vocabulary from Mary Pope Osborne's Magic Tree House book "Revolutionary War on Wednesday" (this crossword can be used without the book).
  • Use this 'Word Search: Revolutionary War (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Word Search: Revolutionary War (primary)'. Featuring vocabulary from Mary Pope Osborne's Magic Tree House book "Revolutionary War on Wednesday" (this word search can be used without the book).
  • Use this 'Unscramble the Words: Revolutionary War (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Unscramble the Words: Revolutionary War (primary)'. Featuring vocabulary from Mary Pope Osborne's Magic Tree House book "Revolutionary War on Wednesday" (this word scramble can be used without the book)
  • State postal abbreviations, capital, state flower, state bird, state animal (mammal, marine mammal, etc.), and the date of statehood, all organized on four pages. Color pages with each flower, bird, and animal are also available on the abcteach member site.
  • 23 Spanish explorers.
  • Use this 'Word Search: Spanish Explorers' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Word Search: Spanish Explorers'. Find the names of 23 Spanish explorers in this word search.
  • Students use their research skills to fill in this worksheet on the battles of the American War of 1812.
  • Find the 10 Native American tribe names in this mainland-US shaped word search.
  • German version of the Pledge, with full color graphics.
  • PowerPoint Required: Save this template to your computer to add your own text.
  • A two page illustrated biography of Paul Revere with multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • A two page illustrated biography of Paul Revere with multiple choice and short answer questions, and a writing prompt.
  • An easy format word search in the shape of a horses head with words associated with the "Midnight Ride of Paul Revere." Fourteen medium to difficult words. Made with abctools. Can be used with abcteach biography of Paul Revere.
  • 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 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.
  • A set of three activities created with abctools from vocabulary related to the reading comprehension text, Sybil Ludington. Includes word search, crossword puzzle and word unscramble activity.
  • A two page reading comprehension text covering the events of September 11, 2001 and the U. S. response, with multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • A two page reading comprehension text on the topic of the cost of World War I. Includes multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • 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 text on the history of the causes of WWI with multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: World War I Ending & Consequences (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World War I Ending & Consequences (elem/upper elem)'. A two page reading text on the conclusion of World War I, the final unit in a four part series on the history of the war. Includes pages of multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • 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
  • Use this 'Color and Read: U. S. Landmark - The Appalachian Trail (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Color and Read: U. S. Landmark - The Appalachian Trail (primary)'. An easy reading comprehension on the U. S. Landmark, the Appalachian Trail, with a coloring illustration and three short answer questions.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: World War II; The Countries Involved (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World War II; The Countries Involved (elem/upper elem)'. A two page reading text on the how the countries participating in WWII became involved. Includes a set of multiple choice and a set of short answer questions.
  • 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 'Comprehension: World War II - Consequences (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World War II - Consequences (elem/upper elem)'. 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.
  • 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.
  • Virginia colony vocabulary exercises.
  • 30 word, word search including vocabulary from the American Revolution.

  • 5 page packet includes: Word Wall, Missing Letter,  Circle and Spell and ABC Order.

  • Write your own Inauguration Speech as if you were becoming President of the United States.