Like all of our Google Classroom Interactive Reading Historical Snapshots, this activity includes a Google Forms Quiz that enables students to test out of each section! This key concept for social science lesson was designed to be a Google Digital Interactive Notebook Reading
activity! Students read large, clear font paragraph chunks about religion, social classes, government and achievements of the Enlightenment while annotating the text with easy-to-use tools located in the margin. In this skill-based, history literacy activity students:
✅ Identify the main idea in passages
✅ Identify words that are unfamiliar to define later
✅ Summarize in fun, creative ways and
✅ Highlight important information
✅ Outline the history key concepts after each passage
✅ Answer essential questions that relate history content learned to their own lives
✅ Search for content-rich Google images into insert into a fun i-phone format
✅ Take a Google Forms Quiz that is divided by section. Students can re-read the section and re-take the quiz upon teacher request!
The reading details the ideas and long-lasting influence of Enlightenment thinkers including: John Locke, Baron Montesquieu, Cesare Beccaria, Hobbes, Mary Wollstonecraft, Voltaire and Rousseau.
This skilled-based Common Core literacy lesson can be done individually, in pairs or in groups! Teachers can simply assign this interactive history reading activity in the Google Classroom. This works great in a Google 1:1 environment or can work in any Computer lab! Both the quiz and reading activities download directly to your Google drive.
⭐ Enlightenment Close Reading Investigation
⭐ The Enlightenment Google Classroom Unit Plan Lesson & Activity Bundle Grades 5-8
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