Columbus and Columbus Day: Reading and Writing Unit

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2nd, 3rd
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This revised and updated Social Studies Unit about Columbus and Columbus Day is designed to teach students about Columbus’s Life, his voyages and discoveries through reading and writing activities. Included are an original Shared Reading Book, 2 differentiated Reading Texts about Columbus Day and Comprehension Questions at the 2nd and 3rd grade levels, 2 Sets of Picture/Fact Cards, 2 differentiated Biographies about Christopher Columbus, Timeline Activity, and Character Traits Activity. There are Informative and Opinion Piece Writing Activities and Writing Graphic Organizers at the 2nd and 3rd grade levels to meet the needs of all your students in your classroom. ELA CCSS are included for Grades 2-3 in the first few pages. Directions for each activity included. (B/W copies included)

Table of Contents
Common Core Standards
Shared Read Book: “Columbus and Columbus Day”
Picture/Vocabulary Word Card for Reading Texts
Note Taking Graphic Organizer
Reading Text for 2nd Grade: “Columbus Day”
2nd Grade Comprehension Questions
Reading Text for 3rd Grade: “Columbus Day”
3rd Grade Comprehension Questions
World Map Activity
Picture/Word/Fact Match Task Card
Picture/Word Cards Matching Activity
Picture/Fact Cards Matching Activity
Vocabulary Words Sentence Writing Activity
2nd and 3rd Grade Biographies of Christopher Columbus
Time Line Sequence Activity
Character Traits Writing activity
Informative Text Writing Information Chart
Informative Text Writing Graphic Organizers
Opinion Piece Writing Information Chart
Opinion Piece Writing Graphic Organizers
2nd Grade Writing Prompts
3 Grade Writing Prompts
Columbus Writing Pages
Class Writing Book Cover

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Total Pages
70
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A

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Columbus and Columbus Day: Reading and Writing Unit
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Columbus and Columbus Day: Reading and Writing Unit
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