Incorporate literacy skills and social studies using this bundle! Famous African Americans Close Reading Passages & Task Cards are perfect to use during Black History Month or just for test prep! Review skills such as main idea and supporting details, cause and effect, context clues, author’s purpose, making inferences, figurative language, character traits, and sequence while learning about the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass, Jesse Owens, Thurgood Marshall, and Ruby Bridges. Aligned with CCSS and VA SOLs. Works great for guided instruction, a center activity, or test prep. Included:
+ 4 close reading passages about Frederick Douglass, Jesse Owens, Thurgood Marshall, and Ruby Bridges- Each passage is 7-10 paragraphs in length. Paragraph numbers are included and key terms have been underlined to resemble what students will see on a standardized test.
+ 48 comprehension task cards (12 task cards per passage): All questions are multiple choice and include the skills listed above. Questions require students to think critically and make LOTS of inferences.
+ student response cards for each passage
+ answer keys
This product is a bundle and features the following four resources from my store:
Frederick Douglass Close Reading Passage & Task Cards
Jesse Owens Close Reading Passage & Task Cards
Thurgood Marshall Close Reading Passage & Task Cards
Ruby Bridges Close Reading Passage & Task Cards
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Other products for Black History Month:
Martin Luther King Close Reading Bundle
I Have a Dream: Reading, Writing, & Vocabulary Activities
Martin Luther King, Jr. Language Arts Mega Bundle