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Heroes of History Reading Comprehension Activities - Print and Digital Versions

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4th - 6th, Homeschool
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49 pages
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Printable PDF and digital Google Slides™ versions included for blended learning. Students will read articles about famous and inspiring leaders around the world and practice important language and comprehension skills. Includes QR codes for instant feedback as well as answer keys.

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You are covered with this resource. It includes a PDF printable version as well as a Google Slides™ digital version for distancing learning and homeschool. Included in this packet are nine wonderful and diverse stories of the greatest real life men and women heroes of the past including Abraham Lincoln, Gandhi, Father Flanagan, Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr., Anne Frank, Dalai Lama, and Harriet Tubman. Students will engage in close reading and comprehension activities such as cause and effect, inferences, compare and contrast, problem solving, drawing conclusions, determining story themes (morals), identifying important facts, using context clues, identifying important details, summarizing.

The articles are written on a mid-5th grade level but can be used with younger or older kids as determined by their skill level and support system. QR codes are provided on the printable version for instant feedback. Full answer keys are also included. The activities are great for whole group, small group, individuals, centers, and homework applications. PDF pages in the packet can be printed in either color or grayscale with good results.


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Other biographies are available as follows:

George Washington

John Adams

Thomas Jefferson

Alexander Hamilton

Benjamin Franklin

James Madison

Abraham Lincoln

Donald Trump

Anne Frank

Christopher Columbus

Harriet Tubman

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nelson Mandela

The Founding Fathers
Heroes of History

Biographies of Influential Figures in World and U.S. History

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Rick Whitehead has been a teacher and author for over 30 years in public and private practice. His background includes teaching in public schools, curriculum development, school program design, private mentoring and author of juvenile fiction. He is devoted to helping children learn and grow by providing high-quality resources that are highly motivating and effective even for the most reluctant learners.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

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