Nonfiction Reading Comprehension & Analysis: 15 Questions + Answer Key
Why use boring, meaningless text excerpts?
Teach high school reading informational text skills through black history content.
Teach students about the true story of Civil Rights, the Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes, Brown vs. Board of Education, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Separate but Equal, NAACP, Robert Williams, the Freedom Riders, the March on Washington, Malcolm X, Civil Rights Act, Martin Luther King Jr., black capitalism, MLK's assassination and the Civil Rights Movement.
ZIP FILE INCLUDES
- Printable Student Handouts (2 pages): 15 Reading Questions to pair with CHAPTER 17 of "A People's History of the United States" by Howard Zinn (available for free using links below)
- 2 versions of above student handouts with & without page numbers (for easy differentiation)
- Google Doc version and link for Google Classroom student activities
- ANSWER KEY
- 3-point reading response rubric (easy grading)
- Google Classroom Student Instructions: How to Submit Google Doc or Attachment for a Grade
NO PREP PRINT + GO or GOOGLE DRIVE OPTION
Perfect for high school US History or English Language Arts informational text passages or nonfiction text excerpts. Use for homework, assessment, independent work or student activities.
Use one of the below links to print CHAPTER 17 or share in Google Classroom:
- Link 1
- Link 2
- Link 3
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