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Black History Month Close Reading provides ESL students the opportunity to close read with differentiated passages. The activity also includes an ESL lesson plan that accompanies the task. This ESL close reading activity will provide your ESL students with a rigorous close while building background knowledge about the beginning of Black History Month. ESL Newcomers will have a rigorous activity with scaffolds for a close reading activity. There is also audio included in the text.
The goal of this product is to provide a rigorous independent activity for English Language Learners (ELLs). I have learned that is extremely important to expose ELLs to rigorous text and activities. This product has the rigor and scaffolds needed for your ELLs in your classroom. I have also included some sample language objectives to use with this lesson. My hope is that you and your students greatly benefit from using this lesson in your classroom.
Listening, Speaking, and Writing Activities
3 Sets of Text Dependent Questions
Close Reading Bookmarks
ESL Lesson Plans
Sample Language Objectives
Sentence Frames & Word Bank