reading comprehension worksheets 5th grade multiple choice


How to Check Coil Packs With a Voltage Meter

A faulty coil may fire intermittently, produce a weak spark or kill a cylinder completely. Coils are sensitive to heat and may produce an intermittent problem if their internal components become weak. Once the winding inside weakens or breaks, the problem is irreversible. However, you can test the coil pack on your car using a […]



Difficulties Adjusting to Reading Glasses

Getting reading glasses can be exciting but it can also cause some difficulties. There are some common symptoms people experience when adjusting to new glasses. For other, the symptoms are more severe. Knowing what will happen and what should not happen, will help you adjust to the glasses and know when to return to the […]



How to Read Grain Direction in Wood

Whenever you are cutting, sanding, painting or staining wood, knowing the direction in which the grain of the wood travels is vital to success. Performing any of these tasks against the grain of the wood will create an uneven, rough and unattractive finish that will mar the surface of whatever you intend to use the […]



How to Read Aura Photography

The aura is believed to be an electromagnetic field that surrounds living things. The aura used to be perceived only by those who were “gifted.” This changed with the advent of aura photography in 1891. The first aura photograph was taken by Nicola Tesla. The Russians expanded on the work of Tesla through the development […]



How to Read a Fluke Digital Multimeter

Fluke digital multimeters perform a variety of measurement functions. They can measure voltage, current and resistance. By selecting the correct function on the selector knob, the measurement can be made and read on the digital display. Fluke digital multimeters have large digital displays, making the numbers easy to read. This makes it much easier than […]



How to Read MRI Results of the Cervical Spine

Since the first successful nuclear magnetic resonance experiment in 1946, magnetic resonance imaging has slowly evolved from a means of scientific experimentation to an adjunct and alternative to x-rays and other ionizing-radiation imaging. MRI provides better body-tissue contrast and can be adapted to accommodate many imaging techniques, including those used to diagnose spinal-cord abnormalities. A […]



How to Read a Stock Ticker

Edward Calahan invented the stock ticker in 1863 and the New York Stock Exchange installed the first stock ticker in 1867. Messengers used to run price updates from the exchanges to brokers’ offices prior to the ticker. You may spot stock tickers scrolling across financial websites or on digital displays inside and outside financial buildings. […]



How to Read Laboratory Blood Results

CBC. BMP. These are names of common blood tests your doctor may order. In fact, two of the most common blood tests are a Complete Blood Count (CBC) and Basic Metabolic Panel (BMP) according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Tests like these reflect your general health and give doctors a place […]



How to Read an SDHC Memory Card

High-capacity SD cards offer more memory than standard SD cards, storing up to 32GB of data. But these cards are not compatible with all devices that read SD cards. Reading an SDHC card from a compliant device or compatible card reader takes little more than inserting the card. But certain procedures may allow other devices […]



How to Read a Road Map

While technology is increasing at such a fast pace that many new cars now have installed GPS units–which tell you how to get from point A to point B–many travelers, either through preference or necessity, still rely on road maps to navigate a trip. It is not difficult to read a road map, nor will […]



How to Read a Metric Scale

The metric system is exclusively used around the world as a system of measurement. The United States is the only country currently using the standard system. Learning the metric system takes a little time but becomes easier the more you practice. Measure out about 3 1/4 feet (3.28). This is 1 meter. The meter is […]



How to Read a TB Test

The tuberculosis or TB skin test, also known as a PPD test, is used to determine if someone has developed an immune response to the bacterium that causes TB. A response to the test can occur if someone has TB or if the person was exposed to it in the past. Schedule an appointment with […]



How to Read Percussion Sheet Music

You can learn drumming by ear, but learning to read percussion sheet music will help you grow as a musician. Often, drumming requires you to play intricate rhythms on several drums at once. Percussion sheet music makes it easier for you to learn from other, more-experienced musicians and allows you to precisely write down the […]



How to Read a Digital Electric Meter

Electric meters are devices used by power companies to measure how much electricity a household or apartment uses. The electric companies take readings on these electric meters, typically monthly, and charge the electricity user for the amount of power consumed for the month. Digital electric meters have numeric displays that show numbers in kilowatt hours. […]



How to Speed Read Effectively

Speed reading is an information-retaining technique that students and professionals use to make their work easier. Both groups of people can find themselves immersed in thousands of pages of material that need to be read in order to complete their goals. But by increasing reading speed, those pages can be read and comprehended at a […]