Ancient Egypt Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ

Ancient Egypt Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ
Ancient Egypt Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ
Ancient Egypt Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ
Ancient Egypt Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ
Ancient Egypt Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ
Ancient Egypt Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ
Ancient Egypt Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ
Ancient Egypt Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions US NZ
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Take a trip back in time while improving reading comprehension with our Ancient Egypt-themed differentiated close reading activities. This activity pack includes FOUR Grade Four and Grade Five (Year Five and Six) informational non-fiction passages with six pages of unique and engaging text-dependent questions and higher-order thinking tasks. Gain context with our bonus Ancient Egypt powerpoint.

These activities are great for your guided reading program, or as homework tasks. Integrate these activities into your history and/or social studies projects!

These link closely to the CCSS and New Zealand's Literacy Progressions and Curriculum.

This resource would also be suitable for Grade 6 (Year Seven and Eight learners) as the higher order thinking activities will keep them challenged and engaged!

What this resource is all about:

The purpose of this resource is to provide ready-to-go non-fiction passages and engaging higher order thinking questions.

This resource is full of exciting, thought-provoking activities to grab your students’ attention AND hold it. The activities begin at the lower levels of Blooms Taxonomy (Remember, Understand, Apply) and move through to the higher levels (Analyze, Evaluate, Create).

In this pack you will receive:

1. Four texts - all with an extended and scaffold version:
⭐ An Introduction to Ancient Egypt
⭐ Pyramids
⭐ The Pharaohs of Egypt
⭐ The Nile River

2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities
Each passage features different activities!
- Remember
- Understand
- Apply
- Analyze/Analyse
- Evaluate
- Create

Reading Comprehension Strategies included:
- Find Facts and Details
- Make Inferences
- Identify the main idea
- Ask and Answer Questions
- Vocabulary
- Sequence
- Summarize/Summarise
- Synthesise
- Compare and Contrast
- Visualising/Visualizing
- Make Predictions
- Make Connections

3. Two Graphic Organizer Examples
- Information Web
- Main Idea

4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions.

5. Two 'Tips For Use' pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom.

6. Close Reading bookmarks.

7. An additional PowerPoint slideshow with context photos of Ancient Egypt.

***When you download this resource, it comes in both US AND British English spellings and printing sizes.***

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