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George Washington and the Camel (1787): A Reading Passage

Gail Hennessey
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Grade Levels
4th - 8th, Homeschool
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Pages
12 pages
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Gail Hennessey
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On December 29, 1787, George Washington had a very special surprise for guests at Mount Vernon. A Camel came for a visit! This reading passage shares information on customs and traditions of the holiday season during Colonial times and the visit of the camel. Additionally, there is a Did You Know? fun fact section, comprehension questions, a map skill activity and the teacher page with several links of interest.

Part of my new series: Unusual Stories about Presidents!

1. Check out Thomas Jefferson and the Mammoth Cheese! https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Thomas-Jefferson-and-the-Mammoth-Cheese-2248634?st=5a6394dd0f5c4900212468847a708ed3

2. John Quincy Adams Goes for a Swim!

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/John-Quincy-Adams-A-Reading-Passage-6515586

3. Calvin Coolidge and the Pennsylvania Zoo. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Calvin-Coolidge-and-the-Pennsylvania-Avenue-Zoo-A-Reading-Passage-6544021

Another resource that may be of interest:

1. Learn about Martha Washington with this informative Reader”s Theater Script: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Martha-Washington-Biographical-PlayTo-Tell-the-Truth-Play-404782?st=99a1cdc0dbda46d816fd9cceb317f8a2

Total Pages
12 pages
Answer Key
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