This pack of digital Civil War close reading GOOGLE CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES includes 10 close reading informational passages on a variety of highly tested topics pertaining to events surrounding the Civil War. Each passage also has 4 text dependent questions that drive students back to the text to extrapolate the needed information. In addition, for every passage you will receive both an informational and a opinion / argument prompt the students can write to. Each prompt drives students back to the text asking them to use information or defend /support their answer from the text. These Civil War Close Reading Passages and Text Dependent Questions tie together the curriculum in a way that is essential with our limited time!
An excellent way to integrate ELA and Social Studies or American History, this fantastic resource for upper elementary or middle school students is great for daily review, centers, early finishers, or even whole class instruction.
This unit includes:
10 Informational Civil War Close Reading Passages with text dependent questions
10 Opinion Writing Prompts
10 Informational Writing Prompts
Some topics addressed include:
The Underground Railroad
The Missouri Compromise
The Compromise of 1850
The Dread Scott Case
The Election of Abraham Lincoln
Soldiers in the War
African Americans in the War
Women in the War
Appomattox Court House
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