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Community Creators and Shapers Reading Passages

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Study Pierre Charles L'Enfant, Benjamin Banneker, Benjamin Franklin, Daniel Boone, Christopher Columbus, and Juan de Onate using single biographical paragraphs, nonfiction paired texts, or both. These community creators, shapers, and expanders are specifically required in the Grade 3 Social Studies TEKS (Texas standards). Great test prep, too!

The single paragraphs include one page with a biographical paragraph and 4 multiple choice comprehension questions. The paired texts include one page with the same biographical paragraph along with another nonfiction paragraph about a related topic, and one page of 8 multiple choice comprehension questions. The very last question asks students to compare or contrast both of the paragraphs. The questions include a variety of reading skills and are modeled after the types of questions on standardized reading tests.

The readability levels of these passages is in the upper elementary range. Please check the preview to help you determine whether or not they would be suitable for your students. You can purchase with confidence, as I have 32 years of experience in preparing upper elementary students for standardized reading testing!

Here is what you get when you purchase this resource:
• Benjamin Banneker & Letter to Thomas Jefferson paired texts and 8 questions (2 pages)
• Benjamin Banneker paragraph with 4 questions (1 page)
• Benjamin Franklin & The Kite and Key Experiment paired texts and 8 questions (2 pages)
• Benjamin Franklin paragraph with 4 questions (1 page)
• Christopher Columbus & Hero or Not paired texts and 8 questions (2 pages)
• Christopher Columbus paragraph with 4 questions (1 page)
• Daniel Boone & Escape from the Indians paired texts and 8 questions (2 pages)
• Daniel Boone paragraph with 4 questions (1 page)
• Juan de Onate & Conquistadors paired texts and 8 questions (2 pages)
• Juan de Onate paragraph with 4 questions (1 page)
• Pierre Charles L'Enfant & Designing Washington, D.C. paired texts and questions (2 pages)
• Pierre Charles L'Enfant paragraph with 4 questions (1 page)
• Answer Keys (2 pages)
• TOU & Credits (1 page)

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