This product is great for Social Studies (History) and Language Arts (Reading Comprehension). The product contains: 12 one and two-page reading passages of informational text on the Plymouth Pilgrims and the First Thanksgiving; 12 pages of Reading Comprehension questions (one for each passage); and the teacher’s keys. Questions are true or false; multiple choice and open ended, and include both literal and inferential questions. The reading passages can be used for CLOSE READING with other non-fiction graphic organizers as well!
THIS PRODUCT CAN BE USED FOR A QUICK SAMPLES FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS! It may be used for Independent Reading, Homework, or as a Supplemental Worksheets.
READING PASSAGE TOPICS INCLUDE:
There are thirteen pages of informational text about the topic: Plymouth Pilgrims, the Mayflower and the First Thanksgiving. The passages cover the following topics:
• Anglicans and Separatists
• The Separatists Separate
• The Mayflower Voyage
• The Mayflower Sets Sail
• The Mayflower Compact
• Well Known Pilgrims
• William Bradford – Arriving in the New World; Leader and Author
• The First Winter
• Moving to the Settlement
• The Pilgrims Meet the Native Americans
• Squanto and the Pilgrims
• The First Thanksgiving – A Recorded Event
Note: The informational text also appears in my Colonial American Careers Lesson Plan. The passages can also be used for CLOSE READING, using any non-fiction graphic organizer (not included).
Grades 5-8 and Homeschool