This set of Black History Month passages includes 5 informational texts with questions that go with each passage. Each text has 5 questions, and all of the questions are Common Core aligned from grades 2-4. Each passage also contains a writing graphic organizer, as well as a writing page for each. The passages are written on a 3rd grade level, so they can be used for high 2nd graders, all 3rd graders, or 4th graders who struggle in the area of informational reading.
These can be printed, laminated, and put in a reading center. They can also be used in a teacher-led small group, with partners, or even for morning work or homework. Students will work on their informational text skills, while learning about some important people from history.
Passages include: Rosa Parks, Jackie Robinson, Sojourner Truth, Jesse Owens, and Booker T. Washington.
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Common Core Standards Alignment:
-RI.2.1: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
-RI.2.2: Identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.
-RI.3.1: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
-RI.3.2: Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
-RI.4.1: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
-RI.4.2: Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
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