This Virginia Studies reading passage teaches students about the Virginia Studies 9 SOL: contributions of Governor Douglas Wilder, a famous 20th century Virginian. This activity uses 1 song that can be accessed on YouTube or TPT for students to listen to as a part of the activity. This activity addresses Virginia Studies SOL .9D - identifying the political, social, and/or economic contributions made by Douglas Wilder.
Listen to the song in the preview!
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This activity includes:
- the song lyrics
- a list of short answer comprehension questions with the answer key
- a sequential paragraph writing activity.
How to use this resource:
- Students will preview the questions on page 1.
- Then, students will listen to the song while following along with the lyrics on page 2.
- Students will then answer the questions on page 1.
- Next, students will complete the sequential paragraph activity on page 3.
- The answer key for page 1 is located on page 4.
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