PIRATES, PRIVATEERS and the GOLDEN AGE OF PIRACY
This product is great for Social Studies (History) and Language Arts (Reading Comprehension). The product contains: 16 one-page reading passages of informational text on Pirates, Privateers and the Golden Age of Piracy; 16 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 (not included).
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 16 pages of informational text about Pirates, Privateers and the Golden Age of Piracy. The passages cover the following topics:
Pirates and Privateers
The Seas, the Slaves and The Triangular Trade Route
The Golden Age of Piracy
Life of a Pirate: The Pirate Articles
Life On the Ship
Pirate Colors and Capturing Ships
Myth vs. Reality
William Kidd – Pirate Hunter and Privateer
Blackbeard – Pirate
Stede Bonnet - Pirate
Black Bart - Pirate
Charles Vane and Calico Jack - Pirates
The End of the Golden Age of Piracy
Grades 5-8 and Homeschool
Note: The informational text also appears in my Colonial American Careers Lesson Plan.