Comprehending Informational Text

Reading comprehension is an important skill! Help your student learn more from reading informational and non-fiction texts with these simple exercises and activities.

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A Brief History of Bubble Gum

Ever wondered how bubble gum got its start? Give your child practice reading a time line with this worksheet all about the humble beginnings of bubble gum.
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Historical Heroes: Abraham Lincoln

Learn about one of our nation's historical heroes with this social studies worksheet featuring Abraham Lincoln.
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A Brief History of the Hula Hoop

Did you know hoops were used by the ancient Greeks? Learn more with this worksheet that offers a glimpse into the history and evolution of the modern hula hoop.
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Rosa Parks: Historical Heroes

Learn more about this brave woman named Rosa Parks our "Historical Heroes" worksheet about her.
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Women in History: Sacagawea

Explore history with famous female navigator Sacagawea. Sacagawea was a Native American woman who helped Lewis and Clark find their way across the west.
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Historical Heroes: Frederick Douglass

Learn about one of the important figures of American history in this worksheet with a word scramble about Frederick Douglass.
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Celia Cruz: Historical Heroes

If your child loves singing but isn't so hot on studying history, help her get started studying with this worksheet about singer Celia Cruz.
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W.E.B. DuBois: Historical Heroes

Due to the efforts of W.E.B. DuBois, Americans began to take civil rights seriously.
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Historical Heroes: Jesse Owens

Celebrate Black History Month with this printable about athlete and Olympic gold medal winner Jesse Owens.
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Historical Heroes: Maya Angelou

Learn more about author, activist and poet Maya Angelou with this Historical Heroes printable - a great addition to celebrating Black History Month.
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