INDIAN WARS –Little Bighorn and Wounded Knee and the Cavalry
This product is great for Social Studies (History) and Language Arts (Reading Comprehension). The product contains: NINE 1-PAGE reading passages of informational text on The Indian Wars - Little Bighorn and Wounded Knee and the Cavalry; NINE 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 nine pages of informational text about the topic: The Indian Wars (1864-1904) – Little Bighorn, Wounded Knee, and the Cavalry. The reading passages cover the following topics:
• Background; Treaties and Policies
• The Cavalry: 7th, 9th, and 10th Cavalry
• Buffalo Soldiers
• George Custer and Sitting Bull
• The Battle of the Little Bighorn or Custer’s Last Stand
• Following the Battle of the Little Bighorn
• Chief Joseph
• The Wild West: Where the Buffalo Roam
• Reservations; Ghost Dance; Wounded Knee
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.