Students will distinguish between first and secondhand accounts as they explore and discuss 5 different close readings surrounding the events of 5 famous explorers of early America. Students will collaborate in rich discussions as they participate in this group scoot activity. They will use inferencing skills and text evidence to determine from which point of view each account is written. The integration of both Language Arts skills and social studies content provides a great way to cover an important time in our nation’s history while at the same time giving practice in several Common Core standard areas.
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1st and 2nd Hand Account Assessment for 4th Grade
1st and 2nd Hand Account Interactive Lesson
1st and 2nd Hand Account Scoot Game (4th and 5th grade)
Columbus Day: 1st and 2nd hand account!
QR Activity: First and Second Hand Accounts (R.I.4.6)
Additional 4th Grade Assessments:
4TH Grade Benchmark Assessments for LA Literature
Main Idea & Detail Assessment for 4th Grade
4th grade Assessment on Charts, Graphs, & Tables (CCSS aligned)
Text Structure Assessment
Author's Purpose Assessment
Mythology Allusion Assessment
4th Grade Social Studies Assessment Mega Bundle!
Additional Language Arts Teaching Resources:
4th Grade LA Spiral Common Core Review Set
BEST SELLER! Text Structure 4 Corners
Genre Activity Bundle!
Reader's Theater Mega Bundle!
Greek Mythology Bundle
Figurative Language 4 Corners Game
Finding the Theme Bingo Game
4th Grade Government Assessment
Text Structure Bundle
ADDITIONAL READER'S THEATERS FOR SOCIAL STUDIES
Social Studies Readers' Theater Super Bundle (13 plays!)
Reader's Theater: Famous Ohio Inventors
Reader's Theater: We the People (Branches of Government)
Reader's Theater: An Age of Exploration
Reader's Theater: War of 1812
Reader's Theater: Tecumseh and the Battle of Fallen Timbers
Reader's Theater: Northwest Ordinance
Reader's Theater: The Boston Tea Party
Reader's Theater: The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
Reader's Theater: Steps to Statehood!
Reader's Theater: Mammoths & Mayans & Vikings, Oh my!
Reader's Theater: Journey to Freedom (Underground Railroad)
Reader's Theater: Immigration: Welcome to America!
Reader's Theater: Johnny Appleseed
Reader's Theater: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Reader's Theater: Rosa Parks (3 differentiated reading levels)
Reader's Theater: Martin Luther King set of differentiated scripts
Reader's Theater: 4 Leveled Explorer Tales!
Reader's Theater: 4 Leveled Native American Legends
Reader's Theater: 4 leveled Greek Myth Scripts
Reader's Theater: 4 Leveled American Tall Tales
Reader's Theater: Cultural Cinderella Versions (differentiated levels)
Reader's Theater: Christmas Around the World (differentiated levels)
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