Do you know why it's called a watt? an ohm? a volt? Your students will know after this thorough history. From amber and fur (600 B.C.) to jumping frogs (1786) to electrical resistance (1827), this unit is a fantastic introduction to the history of electricity.
A poster explains simple electrical circuits; this is followed by a clear, detailed reading comprehension exercise; practice work for drawing in missing wires to complete the circuits concludes the lesson.
A two page reading comprehension 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, plus a spelling list, crossword puzzle, word search and word unscramble.
Words with multiple definitions are examined in this dictionary skills activity, using the same dictionary page example as abcteach's activity, Guide Word #1; bubble-bun to burden-buzzard. Students answer questions and write sentences related to understanding the appropriate definition.
This 1 page non-fiction reading selection explains the vernal equinox. This lesson is appropriate for both hemispheres. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 5 questions that require brief written responses.
Two fact-filled and easy-to-understand reading comprehensions, explaining and defining light. Our light units are available at four different levels, with increasingly advanced vocabulary and concepts.
Fill in the circle under the picture that begins with the same sound as love. Formatted like a standardized test, this 5 page document tests knowledge of beginning sounds. This is approximately a skill tested in first grade, although state standards vary widely.
Three reading comprehensions (Your Respiratory System, Diseases of the Respiratory System, Take Care of your Respiratory System) clearly and simply explain how the respiratory system works and how to keep it working.