Reading Passage: Killing Fields

Test scholars' reading comprehension skills with the help of a brief reading passage detailing a well-known poacher. The passage is followed by five questions—four multiple choice, one short answer. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Encourage learners to mark the text as they read to enhance comprehension and make locating answers easier
  • Divide class members into heterogeneous groups to assist readers of all levels 
  • Work with a small group in need of of extra support 
Classroom Considerations
  • The passage's topic may upset some learners 
  • Requires copies—four pages total 
Pros
  • Lists vocabulary terms and definitions at the bottom of pages one and two 
  • Offers real-world pictures with captions 
Cons
  • None