The product contains: 13 one and two-page reading passages covering printers, publishers, apprenticeships, Benjamin Franklin, the First Newspapers, Freedom of the Press. There are 13 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 (not included). This product is great for Social Studies (History) and Language Arts (Reading Comprehension).
THIS PRODUCT CAN BE USED FOR A QUICK SAMPLES FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS! It may be used for Independent Reading, Homework, or as a Supplemental Worksheets.
READING PASSAGE TOPICS INCLUDE:
There 14 pages of informational text about Colonial American Printers. The passages cover the following topics:
• History of Printing in Colonial America
• What Was Being Printed?
• The First Newspapers
• Freedom of the Press
• Colonial Printer’s Supplies and Equipment
• The Jobs of Printers and Publishers
• Apprenticeships in Colonial America
• Female Apprentices and Pauper Apprentices
• The Apprenticeship Contracts
• Benjamin Franklin – An Apprentice in Boston
• Benjamin Franklin: Printer and Publisher
• Well-Known Female Printers and Publishers
• Other Well-Known Printers and Publishers
Grades 5-8 and Homeschool
Note: The informational text also appears in my Colonial American Careers Lesson Plan.
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