CNN Stories with comprehension questions (96 stories)



Articles about health care (These are not CNN stories).

* Getting a Good Night's Rest [RL 9.3; 547 words)]
Get some tips on how to get a good night's rest. Excerpted from HealthBeat, University of Washington

* When You Have a Sore Throat   [RL 7.8; 595 words)]
Read about some of the causes of sore throats and what to do when you have a sore throat. From the American Academy of Family Physicians.

* Why Pregnancy and Alcohol Don't Mix [RL 6.6; 476 words]
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is a leading cause of mental retardation in the United States. Read about what pregnant mothers can do to prevent this disease. From the American Academy of Family Physicians.

* Is it Difficult to Catch HIV/AIDS? [RL 5.3; 620 words]
This is a very informative reading and quiz from The Internet TESL Journal's Self-Study Quizzes for ESL Students Learn the facts about HIV and AIDs.



    • Short Stories

    1. The Death Car                                 (RL 4; 787 words)
    2. The Choking Dog                             (RL 5; 844 words)
    3. The Carpet Fitter                             (RL 6.2; 830 words)
    4. The Hitchhiker                                 (RL 6.2; 843 words)
    5. The American Pepper                      (RL 4.7; 863 words)


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