These Reading Comprehension Daily Reading and Writing Warm-Ups are aligned to the Common Core State Standards and help to foster the 21st Century higher order thinking skills necessary in today's world. Not your ordinary multiple-choice bell-ringers, but learning tasks designed to engage students and get them thinking.

Fifteen (15)in all, these Daily Reading and Writing Warm-Ups are themed for any day of the school year and are written at reading levels from 3rd through 5th grades.

Dorothy Vaughn page 2
Frederick Douglass page 4
Frederick Douglass Life as a Slave page 5
Thurgood Marshall page 6
Carter G. Woodson page 7
Vonetta Flowers page 8
Mary Jane Patterson page 9
Halle Berry page 10
Frances Perkins page 11
Dolores Huerta page 12
Nelson Mandela page 13
Queen Elizabeth II page 14
Walt Disney page 15
Cleopatra VII page 16
Babe Ruth page 17


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