Easy to use printable questions for the small group reading book, "Pompeii...Buried Alive.", in the National Geographic Reach for Reading series.
Great to use for small group instruction, center work, or independent practice.
This download features the reading comprehension questions. Practice Master SG7.3.
Summary of Book
Almost two thousand years ago, a normal day begins in Pompeii. Suddenly, the nearby volcano, Vesuvius, erupts. Some people escape by sea, but others are trapped, buried under hot ash. A boy named Pliny watches across the bay. When he is older, he writes about what he saw that day. Years later, the ashes change to soil and a new town is built there. People read Pliny's description, but no one knows where Pompeii was. One day, workers find part of an old wall. Scientists dig there to find out about life in ancient Italy. They find holes and fill them with plaster. These casts show how people died in Pompeii.