Wondering About Saturn: A Short History
Students read an article about the history of Saturn. They complete reading comprehension tests. They examine what has been discovered on the planet.
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African American Inventors: Lewis Latimer
Celebrate Black History Month getting to know more about Lewis Latimer. Here, scholars read about his life and success, then apply their new-found knowledge by responding to questions about the text with short answers.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The History of Chocolate
If you mention that your next lesson features chocolate, changes are that your kids will be very intrigued! Learn about the rich history of chocolate with an informational reading activity. Kids read about Milton Hershey and the...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Who is Dr. Seuss?
Get to know the history of Dr. Seuss while using comprehension strategies in this short reading passage instructional activity. After reading an engaging and informative article about Dr. Seuss, test readers' comprehension with questions...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Art to Zoo: Life in the Promised Land: African-American Migrants in Northern Cities, 1916-1940
This is a fantastic resource designed for learners to envision what it was like for the three million African-Americans who migrated to urban industrial centers of the northern United States between 1910 and 1940. After reading a...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Wonder in the Classroom
Would you rather be right, or would you rather be kind? A novel unit based on R.J. Palacio's Wonder focuses on the need to be kind to others and to accept their differences. As learners read the book, they discuss the themes of family...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Reading Comprehension: Myth About Fire
No matter what you read, you can always practice locating the main idea and key details to increase reading comprehension. Third graders read about an Aboriginal myth, they then complete three short-answer questions using key details...
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Learn more about a famous person in history and record this information on a biography format worksheet. After conducting research on a person of interest, biographers record information about their subject's name, birth and death dates,...
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Viva Cinco de Mayo
Many people think Cinco de Mayo is the celebration Mexican independence, but they're incorrect. Learn about the battle of Puebla and the victory of General Zaragoza with a short reading passage that includes comprehension and vocabulary...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable