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5th Grade STAAR Reading, Test-Prep Passages About True Stories in History

Gina Kennedy
Grade Levels
5th, Homeschool
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  1. 5th Grade STAAR Reading Test-Prep BUNDLE! Ten 5th grade resources aligned to the 5th grade STAAR Texas reading TEKS! With this bundle, you'll find ten reading products that reinforce important reading skills that students need to be successful on their final reading exam. The resources are great f
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No-prep, 5th grade test-prep "true story" reading passages! With this resource, students will read interesting stories about famous people in history that are rarely told. For example students will learn about George Washington's reputation as a strongman and his memorable weightlifting competitions with his soldiers or how Theodore Roosevelt carried thieves across the country in a covered wagon in his earlier years! After each passage, students will respond to critical thinking reading questions directly aligned to the 5th Grade STAAR reading TEKS such as character traits, tone, mood, theme, figurative language, plot, summary and etc. The “true stories” have been collected to motivate students to want to learn about historical events and leaders in a fun unsuspecting way. it is also an excellent tool to encourage students to read more critically. Print and Go Reading Practice!

Perfect for distance learning as well!

The passages may be used as daily warm-ups, test-prep, tutoring or as an excellent resource to integrate reading and social studies. (This product is aligned to the most current updated Texas TEKS.)

I have included "stories rarely told" about the following historical figures:

George Washington

Abraham Lincoln

Albert Einstein

Clara Barton

Barack Obama

Theodore Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt

Paul Revere

Benjamin Franklin

Harriet Tubman

Cesar Chavez

Salem Witch Trials

Albert Einstein

Females Who Fought in the Civil War

Harry Truman

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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Please check more all of my 5th Grade STAAR reading resources by clicking on the links below:

5TH Grade STAAR Reading Test-Prep Product Bundle

5th Grade STAAR Reading Practice Tests

5th Grade STAAR Reading Inference Task Cards

5th Grade STAAR Reading Multiple Meaning, Context Clues Test-Prep Task Cards

5th Grade STAAR Reading Context Clues

5th Grade STAAR Reading Interactive Notebook

5th Grade STAAR Reading Non-fiction Task Cards

5th Grade STAAR Reading & Science Test Preparation

5th Grade Reading STAAR "True Stories" Passages

5th Grade STAAR Reading Stems Test-Prep

5th Grade STAAR Reading Passages

5th Grade STAAR Math, Reading, & Science Test Prep

Total Pages
19 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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