BUNDLE: READING COMPREHENSION - Medieval Explorers and the Age of Discovery
Medieval Explorers and the Age of Discovery

This product is great for Social Studies (History) and Language Arts (Reading Comprehension). The product contains: Seven 1-Page reading passages of informational text on Medieval Explorers and the Age of Discovery; Seven pages of Reading Comprehension questions (one for each passage); and the teacher’s keys. Questions are true or false; multiple choice and open ended, and include both literal and inferential questions. The reading passages can be used for CLOSE READING with other non-fiction graphic organizers (not included).

THIS PRODUCT IS GREAT FOR A QUICK SAMPLE FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS! It may be used for Independent Reading, Homework, or as a Supplemental Worksheet.

Informational Text
There are seven pages of informational text about the subject: Medieval Explorers and the Age of Discovery. The passages cover the following topics:

• The Age of Discovery
• 15th Century Ships
• Life on the Ship
• Sights, Smells and Tastes
• Who Were the Explorers? Marco Polo
• Prince Henry the Navigator
• Christopher Columbus

Grades 4-7 and Homeschool

Please note: The Informational Text also appears in my Medieval Careers Lesson Plan; however, the reading comprehension questions are not a part of that lesson plan.
Save for later
  • RC-Explorers-Lesson.pdf

About this resource


Created: Dec 29, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

Lesson Plan

pdf, 3 MB


Report a problem