Christopher Columbus: Common Sense Reading and Thinking for Active Learners

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2nd - 3rd, Homeschool
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Do you have active students? Do you want them to practice reading comprehension skills without making them sit still and get frustrated? This resource is for you!

This resource contains informational text about Christopher Columbus, 5 multiple choice questions that can be answered from the text, 5 "Common Sense" thinking questions, 4 related directions for sketching, and 6 brain breaks, all related to Christopher Columbus and his voyages.

That makes 20 different ways the children can interact with the text! This resource contains directions on how to play Scoot, as well as other suggestions on how to use these materials.

This resource is perfect for Columbus Day or any time of the year that children are studying explorers.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.
Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.
Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

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