“…If You Lived in WILLIAMSBURG in COLONIAL DAYS” by Barbara Brenner, published by Scholastic (ISBN 0-590-92922-4), is a great non-fiction book for students to read to accompany your Colonial unit studies. Students enjoy the easy to read, colorful book photos and text (Lexile® Measure 850L, DRA Level 34-38). The book has 79 pages.
There are two differentiated sets of 9 worksheets in this set plus two choices of cover pages. One set has page numbers and the other set has no page numbers for your more able readers. The great part is . . . students won't notice the subtle difference. :) The set is flexible and can be used as a literacy center, book group activity, or as an individual or group independent study project.
These comprehension worksheets are a great way to check students' non-fiction comprehension as they locate facts from the text.
Pages and Topics Covered (48 pages of PDF materials):
Packet Cover: Two choices (with and without graphics)
Worksheet #1 covers p4-11. The town of Williamsburg
Worksheet #2 covers p12-25. Currency, shopping, taverns, clothing, & hairstyles
Worksheet #3 covers p26-36. Homes, furnishings, bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen & dining
Worksheet #4 covers p37-43 Cooking, eating, beverages, parties, & gardening
Worksheet #5 covers p44-50. Plantations, schools, what kids learned, books, & enslaved education
Worksheet #6 covers p51-63. Churches, family fun, pets, & careers for boys and girls
Worksheet #7 covers p64-69. Enslaved job, sicknesses, medicines, & child behavior expectations
Worksheet #8 covers p70-75. Laws, government & angry colonists
Worksheet #9 covers p76-79. Williamsburg today (This page has two formats options for open ended response.)
Answer keys are provided for both versions of worksheets in this set of worksheets.
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Enjoy your Colonial studies with the addition of this great set of worksheets!
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