FREE Overview of the modern U.S. with questions aligned to Common Core. Map; chart of statistics from the World Factbook; and short, clear summary of recent history, current issues, government and geography information. Glossary defines terms and explains the significance for the country's economy. Includes a comparison chart to use with other titles in this growing series of Fact Sheets. See my Store for a complete list:
Country Fact Sheets
No-prep supplement for a history unit, to provide background for breaking news, or for cross-curricular expository text reading in ELA. Helpful for bell work, extra credit, enrichment, a center, homework, a sub plan and more. Teacher tips included.
--2 page (1 page if printed front to back) informational Reading
--4 short answer Questions (inference, using the map, content vocabulary, opinion,
text support), plus label a regional Map. These are at the end on page 2 of the Reading.
--Glossary defining several dozen words used in the text (literacy rate, per capita
gross domestic product, arable land, infrastructure and many more) with significance. Lines for student additions.
--Lined Answer Sheet with additional detailed country map
--Comparison Chart to contrast the U.S. with a developing country. Link to the CIA's World Factbook is provided, but designed to pair with any of my other Country Fact Sheets, saving research time. Analysis question included.
--Teacher Tips with ideas for use.
--List of CCS Standards for 7-12 (Reading Informational Text, History-Social
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