This unit uses higher order questions for the following texts:
A Picture Book of George Washington by David Adler
A Picture Book of Abraham Lincoln by David Adler
Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to my Daughters by Barack Obama
I used this unit in conjunction with Daina Roberts' Literary Text Unit which is posted in her store! :)
Included in this pack are the following teaching resources:
Explicit lesson plans for each of the complex texts mentioned above.
Fishing for Facts with George: Whole group or Small group pocket chart activity with true and false facts about President Washington
George Really Measured Up: A Non-standard Unit Measurement Activity
Differentiated Graphic Organizers for prompts relating to George Washington.
Honest Abe:Whole Group or Small group pocket chart activity-- Fact or Fiction statements that relate to Abraham Lincoln.
Presidential Fluency: Nine brand new fluency passages--three for each president that are lexiled and leveled.
I've included generic wriiting pages, a book review, and two different crafts. One for Abraham Lincoln and one for George Washington.