Looking for resources to help you teach about the Founding Fathers while practicing important reading skills? Look no further! These short biographies of the Founding Fathers are perfect for adding to your current social studies curriculum or to use by themselves. Each biography includes text-based questions where students need to "prove" the support of their answer by color-coding the text. Combining social studies curriculum with reading skills is a win-win!
-1 page informational introduction page about the Founding Fathers and the Revolutionary War with text-based questions page
- 1/2 page biography with text-based questions for each of the Founding Fathers (George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison)
-acrostic summary writing page for each of the Founding Fathers
-compare and contrast graphic organizer: George Washington and Benjamin Franklin; John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
-The Founding of the United States timeline and questions page
-opinion writing prompt with graphic organizer and writing paper