American Revolution, Revolutionary War, Leveled Passages Bundle

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This product is a bundle of my Close Reads Pack: American Revolutionary War Heroes for 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grades. If you have purchased any of these products individually, you will be purchasing a duplicate copy. Save over 15% by purchasing this bundle versus individually.

I am so excited about this new line of products! I wanted to make it easy for you to integrate reading with the content areas, so I have made these Close Read packs. You can use these packs as practice during whole group or small group, for assessment purposes, or even as homework!

Have multiple reading levels in your classroom? You can differentiate for the multiple reading levels in your classroom with this product! This product includes 3 reading levels so you can meet each student's individual needs.

Be sure to download the preview. The preview includes smaller pics of the 3 lessons on Abigail Adams for each grade level included. The full product has 3 packs of 10 additional people!
Want to try before you buy? Use these links to be taken to the FREEBIE Samplers for each grade level:
American Revolutionary War Heroes 5th Grade FREEBIE Sampler
American Revolutionary War Heroes 4th Grade FREEBIE Sampler
American Revolutionary War Heroes 3rd Grade FREEBIE Sampler

Time is limited, but if you can teach reading during your social studies or science time, or social studies or science during your reading time, you will be able to be more thorough and give students additional practice on those important skills. No more trying to cram it all in!

Studying the American Revolutionary War? Then this pack is for you! I have written 11 original informational texts about various heroes of the Revolutionary War and their contributions. Each person comes with 1 original text, 2 pages of Close Read questions, and 2 answer keys. In this bundle you will get 33 informational texts, 66 Close Read question pages, and 66 answer keys!

Texts
I have included 2 options for each text, per pack. One has lines in the margin for students to record the main idea and evidence of answers and the other option does not include lines. You choose which works best for your students.

Each text is labeled with the Lexile level and Fountas & Pinnell level so you can easily select appropriate texts for your purposes. All fall within the 3rd-5th grade bands. I have written the passages so that you can use the different grade level packs within your classroom to differentiate for your students. The passages in the different grade level packs will be similar enough so that all your students can be reading about the same topic, but the reading levels will fit your students' needs!

You can pick and choose as many or as few of the texts as you would like. Students don't have to read all of the texts to be able to answer the questions about each person.

Close Read Question Pages
The first page of Close Read questions contains a spiral review of various grade specific CCSS. The second page of Close Read questions focuses on one grade specific CCSS and offers targeted practice. I have included 2 options for each of the question pages. One option has each question labeled with the grade specific standard and the other option does not. Why? Because if you do not teach a specific grade you most likely do not want that grade's CCSS labeled on the page. You can choose which one works best for you!

The second pages that offer focused practice also include a graphic organizer for students to organize their thoughts which will help them answer the last question which is a constructed response.

All of the questions on the first and second pages are constructed response that require students to provide evidence and/or explain their thinking. Perfect for getting your students to dig deeper into text!

You can also use different grade level packs about the same topic to differentiate based on your individual students. Because the passages are similar between the grade level packs, varying only on the Lexile level, the Close Read questions between the grade level packs will also be similar. The questions are written to correlate with a specific grade level's standards so the main difference between the Close Read questions in the grade level packs is the level of difficulty. These packs make it easy for all your students to be reading and answering questions about the same topic on their individual level!

Recording Chart & Correlation Chart
I have also included 1 chart per pack you can record your students' progress on for each set of Close Read questions and a correlation chart that matches up the standards and which texts include them. You can use the correlation chart to quickly choose a text based on which CCSS you want to review or focus on with your students!

Puzzles and Culminating Project
I have included 8 puzzles and 1 short culminating project that can be given to early finishers, or all students can complete them just for fun. Please note that the puzzles and culminating project are the SAME for each grade level pack. I have included a word search, crossword puzzle, anagrams,finding smaller words within a longer word, cryptogram, ABC's list, word ladders, and phrase scrambles. All puzzles are related to the American Revolutionary War. The culminating project is a short research project for students to further learn about one of the heroes.

People included with Lexile and Fountas & Pinnell reading levels:
3rd Grade Pack:
Abigail Adams- 800L, Q
Sam Adams- 800L, Q
Ethan Allen- 810L, R
Nathan Hale- 740L, P
John Hancock- 810L, R
Patrick Henry- 770L, P
Francis Marion- 820L, R
Thomas Paine- 720L, O
Betsy Ross- 730L, O
Paul Revere- 720L, O
George Washington- 680L, N

Standards included: RI1, RI2, RI3, RI4, RI5, RI6, RI7, RI8, RI9, RI10.

Skills included: main idea and key details, relationships in a text, asking & answering questions, connecting ideas, point of view, unknown words, comparing & contrasting text, using illustrations, and text features.

4th Grade Pack:
Abigail Adams- 930L, U
Sam Adams- 890L, T
Ethan Allen- 900L, U
Nathan Hale- 860L, S
John Hancock- 870L, T
Patrick Henry- 870L, T
Francis Marion- 890L, T
Thomas Paine- 810L, R
Betsy Ross- 810L, R
Paul Revere- 790L, Q
George Washington- 740L, P

Standards included: RI1, RI2, RI3, RI4, RI5, RI6, RI7, RI8, RI9, RI10.

Skills included: main idea and key details, making inferences, relationships in a text, unknown words, author's point, analyzing accounts, text structure, interpret various sources of information, and integrating information from multiple sources

5th Grade Pack:
Abigail Adams- 1000L, X
Sam Adams- 970L, W
Ethan Allen- 1010L, X
Nathan Hale- 950L, W
John Hancock- 940L, V
Patrick Henry- 1010L, X
Francis Marion- 1060L, X
Thomas Paine- 910L, U
Betsy Ross- 960L, W
Paul Revere- 920L, U
George Washington- 870L, T

Standards included: RI1, RI2, RI3, RI4, RI5, RI6, RI7, RI8, RI9, RI10.

Skills included: main idea and key details, making inferences, relationships in a text, unknown words, author's point, analyzing accounts, text structure, finding information from multiple sources, and integrating information from multiple sources

I will be adding additional Close Read packs with other social studies and science themes. Be sure to follow my store so you will be notified of when they are released!

Close Read Packs Available
American Revolutionary War
American Revolutionary War Heroes 5th Grade Pack
American Revolutionary War Heroes 4th Grade Pack
American Revolutionary War Heroes 3rd Grade Pack
American Revolutionary War Heroes Bundle

Significant People in Black History
Significant People in Black History 3rd Grade Pack
Significant People in Black History 4th Grade Pack
Significant People in Black History 5th Grade Pack
Significant People in Black History Bundle

Theodor Seuss Geisel
Theodor Seuss Geisel Bundle

Need blank graphic organizers for Close Reads of Informational Text? Check out my
Informational Text Graphic Organizers for Close Reads: Grades 1-3
Informational Text Graphic Organizers for Close Reads: Grades 4-5

If you intend to share with others, please purchase a multiple license(s).

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American Revolution, Revolutionary War, Leveled Passages Bundle
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