The Brickyard

The Brickyard

Reading Comprehension for December 11

It is the 19th state. It has farmland. It has cities. The Wabash River flows through it. Indianapolis is its capital city. What state is this? On December 11, 1816, Indiana became a state.

Indiana means "Land of the Indians." It is 38th largest state. Indiana is in the Midwest. It is a Great Lakes State. Michigan is to its north. Lake Michigan is part of its border. Ohio is to its east. Kentucky is to its south. Illinois is to its west.

A famous race takes place in Indiana. It happens every May. It is called the Indianapolis 500. In 1909, four men bought some land. They built a track. It had four turns. They tested cars on it. People came to watch.

. . . Print Entire Reading Comprehension with Questions