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Colonial Virginia Reading Passages and Questions (VS.4)

Colonial Virginia Reading Passages and Questions (VS.4)
Colonial Virginia Reading Passages and Questions (VS.4)
Colonial Virginia Reading Passages and Questions (VS.4)
Colonial Virginia Reading Passages and Questions (VS.4)
Colonial Virginia Reading Passages and Questions (VS.4)
Colonial Virginia Reading Passages and Questions (VS.4)
Colonial Virginia Reading Passages and Questions (VS.4)
Colonial Virginia Reading Passages and Questions (VS.4)
Product Description
This set contains 4 high-interest reading passages (3 non-fiction and 1 fiction). They are loosely aligned with the Virginia Studies curriculum (VS.4: life in the Virginia colony), but do not necessarily explicitly reinforce concepts from those standards. Each passage includes four questions related to various reading skills; each passage also includes vocabulary work. The passages are written approximately at a fourth grade level.

Note: This resource is different from my Virginia Studies and Reading SOL-aligned informational text series. Those are available here.

Skills covered in this set include:
SOL 4.4a: use context to clarify word meanings
SOL 4.4b: use knowledge of roots, affixes, synonyms, antonyms, and homophones
SOL 4.4c: use word-reference materials
SOL 4.4e: use vocabulary from other content areas
SOL 4.5e: identify the problem and solution
SOL 4.5h: draw conclusions/make inferences
SOL 4.5j: identify cause and effect relationships
SOL 4.6a: use text structures, such as type, headings, and graphics, to predict and categorize
information
SOL 4.6b: formulate questions that might be answered in the selection
SOL 4.6d: identify the main idea
SOL 4.6e: summarize supporting details
SOL 4.6f: draw conclusions and make simple inferences
SOL 4.6i: use prior knowledge and build additional background knowledge as context for new
learning
SOL 4.6k: use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension

I suggest assigning these passages weekly for homework, but feel free to use them however you like (i.e., morning work, guided reading group practice, etc.)!

Some of the questions are subjective; answer keys are provided where applicable.

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Interested in more reading passages like these? You might like:
Geography of Virginia Reading Passages and Questions (VS.2a-c)
Virginia's American Indians Reading Passages and Questions (VS.2d-g)
Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A
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