Civil War: Passages (Vol. 2)

Civil War: Passages (Vol. 2)
Civil War: Passages (Vol. 2)
Civil War: Passages (Vol. 2)
Civil War: Passages (Vol. 2)
Civil War: Passages (Vol. 2)
Civil War: Passages (Vol. 2)
Civil War: Passages (Vol. 2)
Civil War: Passages (Vol. 2)
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2 MB|109 pages
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Civil War Differentiated Reading Passages

**UPDATE: Paperless Digital Version Included** In addition to all printable options previously featured, this resource now also features a digital version of all resources included (even student response sheets!) that you can share with students in order to go paperless. Note that I am in the process of converting more resources into digital files. Get the details HERE!

This Resource Includes:
• 5 Engaging Reading Passages - see specific topics below
• 6 Engaging Reading Mini-Passages - see specific topics below
• 5 Differentiated Reading Levels for Each Passage
• Questions + Answer Keys for Each Passage
• Lesson Plans for Use of Passages within Guided Reading Groups
• Teacher's Guide to Using Passages for Homework and Classwork
• Student's Guide to Close Reading

NOTE: This set includes a mix of 5 full passages (500-700 words on average) and 6 MINI-passages (300-500 words on average.) Full passages include a set of 8 text-dependent questions. Mini-passages include a set of 5 text-dependent questions.

Ideas for Use:
• To Teach New Information and Supplement / Enhance the Textbook
• During Social Studies Instruction, for Close Reading, and in Guided Reading Groups
• For Homework, Classwork, Morning Work, Center Rotations, and Research Projects
• For Assessment, Unit Review, and Test Prep

This Resource Allows You To:
• Easily and Instantly Differentiate Your Instruction
• Share the Same Rich Information with Every Reader on Every Level in Your Class
• Instantly Integrate Social Studies and Reading
• Fit Everything into Your Busy Schedule

100% Research-Based Resource:
• This resource is based entirely on research.
• A bibliography of all resources utilized during the research process is included both in the product file and in the preview file (which you can download now by clicking above.)


Differentiated Passage Topics Included:
→ Battle of Fort Sumter
→ War Strategies
→ Weapons and Technology of the War
→ Battle of Bull Run (mini-passage)
→ Battle of Antietam (mini-passage)
→ Battle of Gettysburg
→ Battle of Vicksburg (mini-passage)
→ Sherman's March to the Sea (mini-passage)
→ Battle of Petersburg (mini-passage)
→ Battle of Five Forks and Richmond
→ A Surrender in the End


Differentiated Reading Levels Included:
Each passage is included on multiple levels. [Learn more about the levels here!]
Passage levels are discretely labeled with a shape code.

LEVEL ONE → 3rd Grade Reading Level
[Also fitting for Above Grade Level 2nd Grader, Below Grade Level 4th Grader]

LEVEL TWO → 4th Grade Reading Level
[Also fitting for Above Grade Level 3rd Grader, Below Grade Level 5th Grader]

LEVEL THREE → 5th Grade Reading Level
[Also fitting for Above Grade Level 4th Grader, Below Grade Level 6th & 7th Graders]

LEVEL FOUR → 6th & 7th Grade Reading Level
[Also fitting for Above Grade Level 5th Grader, Below Grade Level 8th Grader]

LEVEL FIVE → 8th Grade Reading Level
[Also fitting for Above Grade Level 6th and 7th Graders, Below Grade Level 9th Grader]


FIRST TIME BUYER? Or Want to Know More About the Levels?
Take a look at the FREE Differentiated Passage Snapshot to find out more about what is included, how the passages are organized, how the levels are differentiated, and determine if the levels are a good fit for your students.

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Want a Free Passage from This Set?
Download the preview file. Or click here to see all passage sets you can try out for free!

Do You Have a Question?
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Total Pages
109 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
Get this as part of a bundle:
  • Social Studies Bundle Vol. 2 of Differentiated Reading Passages **Age of Exploration to the Civil War** ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ This bundle offers you a 20% discount from buying each passage set individually! This bund
  • Civil War Bundle of Differentiated Reading Passages **If you've been waiting on this file's update to be released, it's READY! Each passage is now available on 5 levels, MANY additional passages have been added, and original passages have been revised and expanded. Be sure to grab your updated copy
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