Early American Pioneers
This product is great for Social Studies (History) and Language Arts (Reading Comprehension). The product contains: EIGHT 1 or 2-PAGE reading passages of informational text on Early American Pioneers; EIGHT 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 IS GREAT FOR A QUICK SAMPLE FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS! It may be used for Independent Reading, Homework, or as a Supplemental Worksheet.
READING PASSAGE TOPICS INCLUDE:
There are twelve pages of informational text about the topic: Pioneers of the Old West. The 1 or 2-page passages cover the following topics:
• Pioneers of the Old West
• Sod Homes and Log Cabins
• Pioneer Dangers and Hardships: Weather
• Dangers and Hardships: Insects and Disease
• Pioneers: Life and Chores on the Prairie
• A Demanding Life
• Pioneer Schools
• Teachers: Schoolmasters and Schoolmistresses
Grades 4-7 and homeschool
Please note: The Informational Text also appears in my Wild West Career Lesson Plan; however, the reading comprehension questions are not a part of that lesson plan.