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This is a single lesson unit by Reading Through History. In this download there is a two page biography of James Monroe. The lesson explains Monroe's involvement in the American Revolution, the Confederation Congress, the US Senate, the Louisiana Purchase, President Jefferson's cabinet, and his time as president, including the Monroe Doctrine. The biography is followed by three pages of student activities which include reading comprehension questions, guided reading activities, vocabulary activities, student summaries, and a student response essay question. This download includes enough material to cover 25-30 minutes of class.
*My students typically complete the work in about 25-30 minutes. This provides for 10 to 15 minutes of discussion/intro prior to the assignment.
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