Teach your students about historical events and reinforce reading skills at the same time.
Are you history teacher who has found himself having to teaching reading skill along with Unites States history? Are you a reading teacher who also has to incorporate informational text? Did you want to make the historical events of the 21st century more real for your students?
These are short high interest comprehension activities that used historical events as a base. They can used at the beginning of class lesson on the events, at the end of class to add emphasis to the lesson, or just as an additional Center activity.
These activities can help you teach your students how to locate text features, text structures, main ideas, and supporting details.
This set includes 12 reading passages, their answer key, a text structure chart, and a text feature chart.
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