READING COMPREHENSION: PIRATES, PRIVATEERS AND THE GOLDEN AGE OF PIRACY

READING COMPREHENSION:
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 Ships
 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
 Female Pirates
 Pirate Havens
 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.

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Created: Oct 23, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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