Black History Informational Text Task Cards

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2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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Black History Task Cards

Students will analyze informational text as they use reading skills to answer questions about African-Americans who have made a difference in our society.

Suggestions for Use
* Enrichment
* Fast Finishers
* Literacy Centers
* Morning Work
* Reading Night
* RtI (Response to Intervention)
* Small Groups

4th Grade Reading Standards Reinforced
* Main Idea
* Demonstrate Understanding of Text
* Determine Word Meaning
* Describe Overall Structure

Intended Audience
* Average 4th grade student
* Advanced readers grades 2-3
* Readers needing remediation grades 5-6

What You Receive
* 10 Reading Task Cards
* Answer Page
* Answer Key
* Optional Research Outline
* Optional Center / Station Sign

Notable African - Americans Featured
* Booker T. Washington
* General Colin Powell
* Hank Aaron
* Langston Hughes
* Louis Armstrong
* Mae Emission
* Maya Angelou
* Morgan Freeman
* Rosa Parks
* Harriett Tubman

Sample Passage and Question

* Born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1928, Maya Angelou became highly respected as a writer and performer. Her birth name was Marguerite Johnson. She toured in musicals in Europe and Africa, sang in New York City nightclubs, and took part in several off-Broadway productions. During the 1960s she was active in the African American political movement. She has published several books of poetry and read one of these poems, “On the Pulse of Morning” at the Inauguration of President Clinton in 1993.

Besides being a performer and writer, which sentence best describes another accomplishment?

A. She is known for participating in the African American political movement in the 1960s.
B. Maya Angelou’s birth name was Marguerite Johnson.
C. She was born in Missouri.
D. She toured as a performer during the 1950s.

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Black History Informational Text Task Cards
Black History Informational Text Task Cards
Black History Informational Text Task Cards
Black History Informational Text Task Cards