Informational Text Activity The Hoover Dam. Informational text is a huge part of the new Common Core State Standards. This document provides your students with two informational text articles that they will read and then answer questions based on the CCSS.
The History Detective topic for this activity is: about the Hoover Dam. Students will read an article, and then have to answer questions about it. They will have to use evidence from the text to explain their answers.
Also included with the articles and student questions, is an answer key, and the CCSS listed for this activity.
Here is a great way for your students to learn more about a modern marvel, while practicing using informational text to answer questions.
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