Black History Month {Differentiated Reading Passages & Questions}

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Black History Month

I am so pleased to offer you a way to teach reading, implement seasonal topics, such as Black History Month, and differentiate for the needs of your students! The possibilities are endless with this product. Use it for cold reads, study guides, RTI progress monitoring, differentiated tests for the content area, homework, or even as a “mini-textbook”! There is no need for the student to attempt to read text books written well above their frustration level when they can practice reading, and more importantly, be successful with this! There are 19 topics included, all written at 3 levels.

Going deeper into nonfiction texts is essential to student mastery of common core standards. Want ways to integrate social studies and science content into your nonfiction instruction, while differentiating for the needs of all learners? Look no further than these differentiated reading passages and comprehension questions. In this product, there is an informational reading passage based famous African Americans, and other topics related to Civil Rights and African American history. If your classroom is like mine, there are readers all over the spectrum, yet it is vital that all students understand these important concepts. I've created each passage on three different reading levels to make differentiation much easier!

•Frederick Douglass
•Jackie Robinson
•Differences Between the North & the South
•John Brown’s Raid
•Abraham Lincoln
•Harriet Beecher Stowe
•Sojourner Truth
•Langston Hughes
•Civil Rights (general)
•Jazz Age
•Louis Armstrong
•Duke Ellington
•George Washington Carver
•Nat Love & The Black Cowboys of Texas
•Martin Luther King, Jr.
•Assassinations of the 1960s
•Lyndon B. Johnson
•John F. Kennedy

Coming soon:
•Harriet Tubman
•Mary McLeod Bethune
•Rosa Parks
•Booker T. Washington
•Thurgood Marshall
& many more!

$Why should I purchase this passage set?$

• Textbooks aren't what they used to be...if we have them at all. Often textbooks are written well above grade level and simply aren't interested. I use my love of history to make passages engaging and informative for all levels of readers!

Teach across the curriculum! Show your administration how you integrate and differentiate by implementing during guided reading groups, center time, or in a regular social studies block

Perfect for last minute print & go sub plans, morning work, & homework

• In my own classroom, they are often used at the end of a unit for review, as study guides, and even test prep

Have students with accommodations? Instantly assess them at THEIR LEVEL while meeting IEP goals!

How Does This Resource Make Me A Better Teacher?

Your time is precious & the standards are plentiful
By integrating across content whenever possible, you save time and your students see connections across the curriculum!

Differentiated Instruction is no longer optional-it is a must! There is no one-size-fits-all classroom. These passages are an easy way to check that off of your never-ending teacher to-do list!

Reach your entire class with the same quality content. Each student in your class deserves a fair chance at the content. Let their passion for science and social studies thrive, regardless of their reading ability. While passages appear very similar, I can assure you hours of researching and writing have occurred on my behalf to ensure that each level is appropriate for your learners.

You may also like Black History Month Crossword Puzzle!.

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Black History Month {Differentiated Reading Passages & Questions}
Black History Month {Differentiated Reading Passages & Questions}
Black History Month {Differentiated Reading Passages & Questions}
Black History Month {Differentiated Reading Passages & Questions}