20th & 21st Centuries: Virginia Studies Close Reading Passages and Comprehension Questions are a great way to integrate concepts about Virginia during 20th and 21st centuries with literacy skills. This product contains 5 close reading passages with comprehension questions. Each passage is 1-3 pages in length (double-spaced) and comes with 5-7 short response questions. All of the passages and questions can also be shared with students digitally and completed using Google Slides. Topics include:
+ The shift from an agricultural society to a more industrialized society
+ The difference between rural and urban areas
+ The women’s suffrage movement
+ The Great Depression and the New Deal
+ Barbara Johns student strike and Davis v. County School Board of Prince Edward
+ Brown v. Board of Education and the desegregation of public schools
+ The Massive Resistance Movement in Virginia
+ Famous Virginians during the 20th and 21st centuries (Maggie L. Walker, Harry F. Byrd, Oliver W. Hill, Arthur R. Ashe, A. Linwood Holton, and L. Douglas Wilder)
Use as interactive notes or textbook while studying Virginia during the 20th and 21st centuries or as a way to integrate Virginia Studies into your language arts class!
These passages are specifically aligned with Virginia Studies SOL VS.9. This product has been updated to reflect the 2015 changes to the standard.
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20th & 21st Centuries: Virginia Studies Unit
When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Slides. You’ll then share that file with your students. The slides can be printed and adapted for students who prefer to answer the questions by hand. You can also view and print a student's completed version of the slides.
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