Digital Google Slides Resource: "The History of Veterans Day" Expository Cose Reading Article
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This article addresses the history of Veterans Day. This is a must have item to review the importance and history of Veterans Day and to allow students to practice close reading of nonfiction text!
The new Common Core has an increased focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the ELA classroom. This easy-to-deliver non-fiction activity about the history of Thanksgiving is designed to be uploaded to Google Slides and shared with your students in Google Classroom. Included in this purchase is an explanatory PDF with a link to the digital document. A print version is also included for your convenience.
The package includes:
An eight question comprehension activity that requires students to closely read the article and recall key information
A link to a quick video about Veterans Day from the History Channel and a close reading fill-in-the-blank activity to promote close watching of the video
A grammar worksheet that cover apostrophe usage (explain why Veterans Day does not have an apostrophe)
A print friendly version that has QR Codes that allow access to the article and video
A complete answer key is included
An editable Microsoft Word template to create two column article annotation (great for hands-on students annotation)
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