High-Interest History Passages

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History High-Interest Differentiated Reading Passages

Engaging, high-interest, fact-filled passages about real history topics! All topics are based on real, live history! This bundle includes one passage set for each month of the year (11 total - June and July are combined). Each month's passages include FOUR original high-interest passages relating to a seasonal topic.

This Resource Includes:
• Engaging Reading Passages + Special Section - see ALL passages listed below
• 5 Differentiated Reading Levels for Each Passage
• Questions + Answer Keys for Each Passage Aligned to Common Core Standards
[RI.1, RI.2, RI.3, RI.4, RI.5, RI.8]
• Lesson Plans for Use of Passages within Guided Reading Groups
• Teacher's Guide to Using Passages for Homework and Classwork
• Student's Guide to Close Reading

Ideas for Use:
• To Teach New Information and Supplement / Enhance the Textbook
• During Social Studies Instruction, for Close Reading, and in Guided Reading Groups
• For Homework, Classwork, Morning Work, Center Rotations, and Research Projects
• For Assessment, Unit Review, and Test Prep

This Resource Allows You To:
• Easily and Instantly Differentiate Your Instruction
• Share the Same Rich Information with Every Reader on Every Level in Your Class
• Instantly Integrate Social Studies and Reading
• Fit Everything into Your Busy Schedule

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Differentiated Passage Topics Included:

August
• Erasers, Big Yellow School Buses, School 150 Years Ago, The Pledeg of Allegiance

September
• Happy Birthday, Uncle Sam!, A Tale of Johnny Appleseed, Set Sail on Mayflower Day, Labor Day: All About Child Labor

October
• History of Halloween / All Hallows Eve, From Egyptian Mummies to Monster Mummies, Zombies, Salem Witch Trial

November
• Election Day, Black Friday Shopping, Thanksgiving Day Football, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

December
• Girl Scout Cookies, Christmas Truce of 1914, Attack at Pearl Harbor, History of Lighting the Christmas Tree

January
• History of Fireworks, Superstitions of the Chinese New Year, Super Bowl, Young Martin Luther King, Jr.

February
• President's Day, Black History Month, Groundhog's Day, Shortest Month of the Year

March
• Origins of the Iditarod, Pi Day, Dr. Seuss, Who was St. Patrick? (St. Patrick's Day)

April
• National Poetry Month, Arbory Day, Astronoy Week, Opening Day for Major League Baseball

May
• Interesting History of Mother's Day, Why Do We Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in America?, Kentucky Derby: Unlikely Winner, Memorial Day: Unknown Soldiers

June/July
• D-Day: An Allied Attack, Juneteenth: What is it?, Father's Day: Honoring Dads, 4th of July: Long, Lost Declaration

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Differentiated Reading Levels Included:
Each passage is included on multiple levels. [Learn more about the levels here!]
Passage levels are discretely labeled with a shape code.

LEVEL ONE → 3rd Grade Reading Level
[Also fitting for Above Grade Level 2nd Grader, Below Grade Level 4th Grader]

LEVEL TWO → 4th Grade Reading Level
[Also fitting for Above Grade Level 3rd Grader, Below Grade Level 5th Grader]

LEVEL THREE → 5th Grade Reading Level
[Also fitting for Above Grade Level 4th Grader, Below Grade Level 6th & 7th Graders]

LEVEL FOUR → 6th & 7th Grade Reading Level
[Also fitting for Above Grade Level 5th Grader, Below Grade Level 8th Grader]

LEVEL FIVE → 8th Grade Reading Level
[Also fitting for Above Grade Level 6th and 7th Graders, Below Grade Level 9th Grader]

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FIRST TIME BUYER? Or Want to Know More About the Levels?
Take a look at the FREE Differentiated Passage Snapshot to find out more about what is included, how the passages are organized, how the levels are differentiated, and determine if the levels are a good fit for your students.

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