FREE Common Core Reading Comprehension and Ancient Egypt Mystery


15 Pages - Common Core Standards Addressed
Comprehension, Fluency, Meaning, and Literacy.
FREE ebook included

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How to use:
The reading comprehension exercise is divided into six parts. Each part consists of questions that test a reader's comprehension, four chapters at a time. The handouts can be completed over a number of weeks by assigning chapters and handing out the accompanying Reading Comprehension Sheet. Alternatively, the questions can be provided for class discussion, or as part of a reading group discussion.


Common Core Standards Addressed:
Fluency:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.5.4
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

Craft and Structure:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.

Mystery of the Egyptian Mummy Scott Peters Reading Comprehension
ABOUT THE BOOK (it's free, links below!)

Four friends scramble to unmask the mummy that's haunting their ancient town of Thebes.

When 12-year-old Zet comes face-to-face with a whispering mummy, his eyes practically pop out of his head. Why is a mummy haunting his front door? Zet joins forces with his 11-year-old sister Kat and best friend Hui. They need to unwind this spine-tingling mystery fast, because there’s a zany rumor that they're cursed. If they don't, their world might just come unraveled! Clues send them tiptoeing through the hotspots of ancient Egypt—into hieroglyphics covered tombs and paddling up and down the Nile on a wild mummy chase. They soon suspect this will be their spookiest mystery ever!


- Full of historical facts about ancient Egypt, this story provides an exciting basis for the study and discussion of the ancient world.

- Readers will come away knowing all about mummification, several Egyptian gods and myths, as well as elements of daily life in ancient Egypt.

- Works well for middle grade ancient civilizations studies, particularly fifth grade and sixth grade.

- Perfect for teachers and homeschoolers

Download the ebook and the Mystery of the Egyptian Mummy Reading Comprehension worksheets and start using them today.

Mystery of the Egyptian Mummy
By Scott Peters
Publisher: Best Day Books For Young Readers
Available in Paperback and eBook
Pages: 122
# of Chapters: 25
Age level: 8 – 12
Lexile: 490-570