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Use this NO PREP 20-page collection of Columbus Day reading passages to encourage reading fluency and comprehension. The 4 informational text passages are clearly written, printable, and will engage readers to challenge their close reading skills.
Each of the reading passages is followed by a page of multiple choice questions giving students practice referring back to evidence from the text to support their answer choices.
Also included are 5 reading comprehension organizers to facilitate better comprehension and reading strategies. These versatile graphic organizers can be used with the Columbus Day stories or with any other informational text reading passages.
Although targeted to a 3rd, 4th or 5th grade reading level, the stories are appropriate for learners of any age.
Christopher Columbus, 1492
Did Columbus Know the Earth Was Round?
Christopher Columbus and the Natives
Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples' Day
Informational Text Notes Organizer
Main Idea Organizer
Write Your Own Questions Organizer