Early Explorers Close Reading Passages & Comprehension Questions provides a great way to integrate concepts about the early European explorers with literacy skills. This product contains 4 close reading passages with comprehension questions about early exploration. Each passage is 2-4 pages in length (double-spaced) and comes with 6-9 short response questions. All of the passages and questions can also be shared with students digitally and completed using Google Slides. Topics include:
+ Spanish Exploration
+ French Exploration
+ English Exploration
Students will learn the motivations for European exploration and obstacles explorers faced. Students will also learn about famous European explorers and their exhibitions. Explorers discussed include Christopher Columbus, Juan Ponce de Leon, Hernando Cortes, Francisco Coronado, Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain, Robert La Salle, and John Cabot.
Use as interactive notes or textbook while studying the early explorers or as a way to integrate social studies into your language arts class!
SAVE MONEY... these close reading passages are included in the following bundles for a discounted price:
Early Explorers Unit
U.S. History Part 1 Close Reading Passages & Questions Bundle
U.S. History Part 1 Unit Bundle
When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Slides. You’ll then share that file with your students. The slides can be printed and adapted for students who prefer to answer the questions by hand. You can also view and print a student's completed version of the slides.