History Headline News Informational Text Reading April Distance Learning Set
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This is a ready-to-use resource for . It is set up for use on Google Classroom or with any other online format. It's ideal for introducing Social Studies skills while students are learning from home.
Would you like to introduce topics from History into your daily reading schedule?
Do you need a no-prep resource to include Historic Topics in your Reading lessons?
Want to address Current Events with a Historical twist?!
Take a look at the PREVIEW to see the Complete History in Headline News April Bundle. This bundle includes a Headline News Informational or Nonfiction Text Reading for each day in the month of April with actual events that happened on the corresponding days of the month. All materials are ready to send to students and student response sheets are ready for students to type.
30 History Headline News Readings
5 Ready-to-type Weekly Student News Organizer
Analysis Guide on Organizer and Readings for Who, What, When, Where and Why
Teacher Guide with Suggestions for Varied Implementation
April Fools Day Pranks in the News (Taco Bell Liberty Bell Purchase)
President Wilson Calling for America in WWI
Pony Express Mail Delivery
Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Marriage of Pocahontas and John Rolfe
President Harrison's Death & Tyler's Inauguration
John Wayne Wins Best Actor Academy Award
FDR Works Progress Administration WPA
General Lee Surrender and End of Civil War
U.S. Ping Pong Team to Communist China
Death of FDR and Swearing In of President Truman
Hessian Troops Fighting with British in American Revolution
Noah Webster & American Dictionary
Sinking of the Titanic
First No-Hitter in Major League Baseball
Apollo 13 Arriving Home
San Francisco Earthquake
Danica Patrick First Woman to Win IndyCar Race
President Lincoln's Assassination & Funeral Train
Oklahoma Land Rush for Homesteads
End of American Involvement in Vietnam
Jane Fonda Workout Craze
End of WWII & Holocaust Camp Liberation
Jonas Salk Polio Vaccine
End of Civil War Steamboat Explosion
Muhammad Ali Army Induction Protest
First African-American College in US
1934 World's Fair in New York City
Reading informational texts
Examining secondary sources
Identifying evidence in reading
Reading for content
Examining relationships, connections, and interactions in history
Evaluating main ideas of informational text
Text and image analysis
Demonstrating historical understanding
Addresses state and national standards (including TEKs, Common Core, and more).
Use as bellringers as you introduce each day's event in history, set up in Centers for informational or nonfiction text reading practice, or provide as whole class historical discussion starters.
Each day of the month is represented so you can use this resource year after year. Use weekend dates for homework, NTI activities, or skills practice for struggling readers.
Answer Key is not included since student responses may vary.
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